INJURY_PREVENTION_-_Notes

INJURY_PREVENTION_-_Notes - INJURY PREVENTION AND CARE...

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INJURY PREVENTION AND CARE
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Acute Injuries Conditions that have a sudden onset and are of short duration Result from one timetraumatic events or mechanism Examples 1.Fractures 2. Muscle tears 3. Sprains
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Examples of acute injuries
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Chronic injuries/Overuse Ø They begin as a small, nagging ache or pain, and can grow into a debilitating injury if they aren't treated early. Ø Result of reretitive use, stress and trauma to the soft tissues of the body (muscles, tendons, bones and joints) without proper time for healing. Ø Examples
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Injury Prevention Check with your doctor. Proper warm up. Know and follow the rules of the sport. Wear appropriate protective gear. Know how to use athletic equipment. Avoid playing in pain. Avoid playing when exhausted. Always cool down.
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Treatment of Injuries PRICE METHOD Protect Rest Ice- Compress Elevate
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PROTECT Protect the injured limb Avoid further damage Use crutches Provide optimal healing condition
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