Sport Injuries In the Martial Arts Treatment and Prevention Ihsan Antoine Azzam , MD, MPH June 24, 2005 Today's Topics What are Martial Arts (Sports) Injuries? What is the Difference Between Acute and Chronic Injuries?
Sport InjuriesIn the Martial ArtsTreatment and Prevention
Ihsan Antoine Azzam , MD, MPH June 24, 2005
after an injury
Sports Injuries - Definition
What Are Sports Injuries?
Could be due to:
Sprains and Strains
Ongoing overuse (chronic)or one-timetraumatic
injury (acute compartment syndrome),such as:
Occurswhen muscles become swollen, and filled
the compartment to capacity, causing damage to the
muscles and interference with:
Achilles Tendon Injuries
Lateral View of the Ankle
* Healthy and active lifestyle may delay soft tissues degeneration
Definition: Leg pain along the tibia associated with exercise
allow them to move
Acute Injuries such
Result from Overuse
What's the Difference Between Acute and Chronic Injuries?
When Injury Occurs
When to Seek Medical Attention?
What Should We Do in Case of an Injury?
Follow “RICE” for 48 hours
If pain or other symptoms worsen
check with your healthcare provider
How Are Sport Injuries Treated?
may delay the progress of arthritis)
Individuals and Groups at High Risk for Sport Injuries
* NSADs, Glucosamine and Chondroitin may play a role in slowing the progress of arthritis
How Can We Prevent Sport Injuries?
What Are Some Recent Advances in Treating Sports Injuries?
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