and neck sprain|| |
the neck, back and stomach muscles to prevent
back injuries and pain. Use head and shoulder rolls to prevent neck sprains.
cramps are usually caused by cramps of the intercostal muscles between the ribs,
or the diaphragm high in the abdomen. Chest cramps are occur during exertion.
They are identified by sharp, spasmodic pain in the chest, difficulty in standing
upright, and gasping respirations. The pain usually disappears with rest and concentration
on deep breathing.|
is a common injury in certain contact sports. Some of the common symptoms of a
dislocated jaw are: pain in the jaw, inability to speak properly, and trouble
swallowing. The injured person should seek medical care.|
the Achilles tendon by gently pulling the foot backwards for ten seconds. Repeat
ten times. Wearing shoes with heel pads can help prevent foot pain.|
injuries are caused by a blow to the groin, or by overstretching the groin muscles.
The main symptoms are: pain to the region of the groin, and sometimes nausea or
muscle strains can be prevented by warming up before and stretching after workouts.
Do not bounce when stretching.
cramps are often caused by overstretching muscles, or by abnormal muscle contraction.
They may also be associated with loss of fluid due to excessive sweating. The
most common symptoms are: pain, tenderness, loss of power and stiffening or spasms
of the muscles. Muscles respond to rest, application of an ice pack, then subsequent
NOT massage the affected muscles
splints are caused by a strain of the long flexor muscle of the toes. The most
common symptom is pain along the shinbone. This injury is common to track athletes
and footballers. Well-cushioned shoes with arch supports can help prevent this
up straight and roll shoulders backward in a circular motion. Athletes may also
use one hand to grip a chair, bend at the waist so that the back is parallel to
the floor and make 25 circles with the free hand to stretch the shoulders.|
and stretch joints such as the ankle to increase strength and range of motion.|
complete warmups and cooldowns that benefit all areas of the body. Do not exercise
or put too much stress on one part of the body.|
Elbow is caused by a strain of the tendons and muscles associated with the elbow.
Severe cases also involve the ligaments. It is usually a chronic condition, and
presents when the elbow is overused or overstretched. The most common symptoms
are: pain usually centered over the bone on the outer side of the joint and increasing
joint pain when the arm is moved.