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Health Tip: Protect Against Sports Injuries

Health Tip: Protect Against Sports Injuries


(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 sport.
  • Wear the proper shoes, equipment and other gear for your particular sport.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Warm up before you play.
  • Practice regular, gentle stretching.
  • Allow yourself to recover from an injury before resuming your sport.
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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.


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