Dr. Bruder Stapleton talks about why kids are vulnerable to sports injuries and how to prevent them.
The more children engage in athletic the less likely they are to be obese and less likely to have adult complications. To prevent children from injuries parents should be involved. They should make sure that children wear correct safety gear, they need to have the clear playing surface, need to be checked coach’s training, warm up stretches. You need to find the sport that matches your child size and ability into sports. Make sure to have the right equipment and try to encourage them to do the sports that really fits them. To treat the children injuries learn how to do the RICE . Click this link to find out more on how to heal children safely from sports injury.
This video shows shin splints, plantar fasciitis rehabilitation . While on your back, use a strap or belt around the ball of your foot to perform stretch in video. Perform stretch for 5 minutes on each leg 1 to 2 times per day. Foot Massage: Using a massage roller or racket ball or tennis ball on the floor, roll the ball across the length of your foot and over your heel. Apply as much weight as needed to feel pressure but not pain. Do this for 5 minutes each day on both feet. Just click this link to know more about shin splints and other muscle injury.
Using exercise balls to stretch hip flexors for better flexibility works well at home. Increase flexibility in the hips and pelvis on a stability ball with advice from a fitness instructor in this free fitness video. Click this link to know more about hip flexor stretches and exercise.
This video explains what to do for a sprained ankle. You should make sure you don’t have structural damage such as torn ligament or stress fracture. Once you have a minor sprain you can start your healing process. Before you start you have to get rid of swelling because you can’t do any exercise if your ankle wont move. You can reduce swelling using ice and movement. Click this link to find out more about sprained ankle and sprained ankle prevention tips.
To stretch your gastrocnemius calf muscle, place your foot against the wall. Use your hands for support. Your opposite leg can be slightly bent. Imagine a nice straight line through the leg being stretched. This will produce an even tension and stretch, through your leg. This stretch sensation should be light to moderate. Breathe and relax into this, and hold for 45 to 90 seconds. You should now feel a nice release through your gastrocnemius calf muscle.
Treatment techniques for dealing with shin splints can provide tremendous relief to runners and others who suffer. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this video on health and rehabilitation. Click this link and find out what are the shin splints treatment and therapies.
Dr. Jasko and Dr. Petty, both with Baptist Sports Medicine, discuss a pulled groin injury and how it can be caused by insufficient stretching, can be common to both athletic and non-athletic people, and more. To find out how to prevent pulled groin just click this link.