A simple fall down the stairs or a slip in the kitchen might seem like no big deal to a lot of people, but there is a section of the population for whom that could mean serious injury or even potentially death.
No matter your age, falling injuries don’t have to be part of your future. As you age, the risks increase, but there are things you can do to minimize the risk of falling and the risk of serious injury if you do fall. It’s tempting to believe you’re at the mercy of your surroundings, but don’t fall for it; you have more control than you think.
Category: Sports Medicine
While the gender gap may be closing in the opportunity to compete, the gender-gap in sports injuries still remains. This is not a sexist statement, this is a biological fact. While sports injuries occur often in men, female athletes are more likely to sustain injuries such as ankle sprains, shoulder problems, and stress fractures.