Archive | February, 2014

Common Overuse Injuries in Children

Even though overuse injuries typically occur among adults, these injuries can also occur among children. For parents, it is important to be familiar with the common overuse injuries in children. Strains and sprains The soft tissues such as the ligaments, tendons and muscles can be injured due to overuse. Any sports activity can cause strains […]

Hip strains

The hip joint is comprised of large bones that function as anchors to several muscles. Once injury or overuse stretches or tears the muscle fibers, it results to hip strains. These strains typically occur in the hip area once a stretched muscle is forced to abruptly contract. Hip strains can be caused by overstretching, overuse, […]

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