Health Tip: Protect Against Sports Injuries09/12/11
(HealthDay News) -- Sports are fun and a great way to exercise,
but you can get hurt if you don't take precautions.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine suggests how to reduce
your risk of sports injuries:
- Get a complete physical exam before you begin playing any
- Wear the proper shoes, equipment and other gear for your
- Drink plenty of water.
- Warm up before you play.
- Practice regular, gentle stretching.
- Allow yourself to recover from an injury before resuming your
Copyright © 2011
. All rights reserved.
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.