This article will cover 3 topics
1- Common Winter Sports Injury Statistics
2- Types of Winter Sports Injury
3- How to Prevent These Injuries
COMMON WINTER SPORTS INJURY STATISTICS
In the U.S., about 30 million children and teens participate in some form of organized sports. More than 3.5 million injuries each year
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission almost 200,000 people were treated at hospitals, doctors’ offices, and emergency rooms for injuries related to winter sports in 2018, this figure includes:
The following statistics are from the National SAFE KIDS Campaign and the American Academy of Pediatrics:
Types Of Winter Sports Injury
Obviously, some sports are more dangerous than others. Contact sports, such as football, for example, are likely to result in more injuries than noncontact sports, such as swimming. However, injuries may occur in any activity, whether from the trauma of contact with other players or from overuse or misuse of a body part.
Common winter sports injuries include sprains, strains, dislocations, and fractures. Many of these injuries happen at the end of the day, when people overexert themselves to finish that one last run before the day’s end.
And these injuries can happen during playing these sports
How To Prevent These Injuries
DON’T LET AN INJURY PUT YOUR PLANS ON ICE
Sometimes, despite following every prevention tip, you have a bad accident and get hurt. When that happens, the first step is to get help immediately. The second step is to find the best treatment for your injury, like those available at Hands of hope.
We have clinics throughout New York, staffed by specialists who work together to cure your injuries as well as pain management and rehabilitation to help you get back to your life.
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