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Title: A Difference Between Chronic and Acute Injuries - Healmor Oil


1
Sports Injuries
  • A difference between Chronic and Acute Injuries

2
What are sports Injuries?
  • Sports Injuries are Injuries that occur during
    playing or exercising.
  • These injuries may occur due to improper gear or
    improper practices/trainings.

3
Some Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and strains.
  • Knee injuries.
  • Swollen muscles.
  • Achilles tendon injuries.
  • Pain along the shin bone.

4
Some Sports Injuries (Contd.)
  • Fractures.
  • Dislocations.

5
Difference Between Acute and Chronic Injury?
6
Acute Injuries
  • Acute injuries are injuries that occur during
  • Exercising
  • Playing a Sport
  • Working
  • They are actually caused by an external source

7
Acute Injuries
  • Symptoms
  • Strain and sprains.
  • Knee or elbow injuries.
  • Muscular swelling.
  • Achilles tendon injuries.
  • Shin bone pain.
  • Fractures.
  • Dis-locations.

8
Chronic Injuries
  • Chronic injuries are also called Overuse
    injuries. They occur due to the over-use of a
    certain part/area of the body.
  • Examples
  •  running,
  • overhand throwing
  • serving in tennis

9
Remedies or Treatment for Acute Injuries
10
Remedies/ Treatments
  • Trying to work through the injury is a stupid
    thing to do. It will be much more harmful.
  • Stop Playing!
  • Stop Exercising!

11
Remedies/Treatments
  • Some injuries can be self-treated but some injury
    cases should be seen by a Doctor.

12
Cases to be seen by the Doctor
  • severe pain, swelling, numbness.
  • Putting weight over the injured area causes pain.
  • Pain or swelling in an old injury.
  • Feeling pain, instability or abnormality in the
    joint.

13
Self-treatable cases
  • Cases other than those which require doctors
    attention can be self treated.

14
How to prevent Sports Injuries!
15
Prevention Tips
  • Make sure you are in good shape to play or to
    exercise.
  • Do proper stretching
  • Take care of your muscles while working out.
  • Bending and jumping technique should always be
    proper.

16
Prevention Tips (contd.)
  • Make sure you have proper and good gear for the
    sport you play.
  • Always take security measures.
  • Avoid playing, exercising or working when you are
    injured.

17
Prevention Tips (contd.)
  • Always do warm up exercises before playing or
    exercising .
  • Everything has a limit, keep that in mind. Dont
    push yourself too far.

18
Prevention is better than cure
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