Most Dangerous Sports

More than 10 million sports injuries occur in the U.S. every year, and among them basketball has the most number of injuries. Learn more about sports injuries in this infographic:

Also keep in mind that if you get hurt during sports, stop playing to prevent more harm. According to Medline Plus, “Treatment often begins with the RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) method to relieve pain, reduce swelling and speed healing. Other possible treatments include pain relievers, keeping the injured area from moving, rehabilitation and sometimes surgery.”
Stay safe my friend!
 

Researched and produced by Advanced Physical Medicine – Chicago Physical Therapy Specialists