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Posts From April, 2014

Cricket injuries and how to prevent them! 

cricket injuryCricket is one of the world’s most popular sports, after Football. What can beat a lazy sunny Summers Saturday watching or playing Cricket? Here in Croydon, there are plenty of opportunities to watch as well as to play cricket especially with many Surrey Cricket matches often played at Whitgift School.

But, of course it is not likely you will encounter injuries whilst watching but playing is a different kettle of fish. This sport can cause several types of injuries including cuts, bruising, fractures, sprains, and strains etc. When batting you have a  high chance of sustaining impact injuries to the face, hand or finger. Shoulder and back injuries are most commonly found with  bowlers. You can prevent injuries during a cricket game in several ways. You must know yourself and sport, keep the surroundings and environment safe, wear all of the precautionary gear and always be prepared. Sometimes, severe injuries can be caused due to lack of concentration during the game.

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25 April 2014 16:42:00

Common cycling injuries and their treatments 

Cycling is the passion and hobby of many people  all over the world and in recent years has become very popular in the UK. Many cyclists will experience a cycling injury once in their life. Many cycling injuries occur from high speed falls. A cycling injury is often an impact injury causing knee pain, neck pain, sciatica, hip pain and back pain.

Most of the common cycling injuries occur from collisions at comparatively high speeds. Due to the nature of cycling being a low impact exercise most of the injuries can be prevented by following some simple steps.

 

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