Cheerleading Injuries - Treatment and Prevention
Down and Out or Sidelined?
Between tryouts, practices, camps and competitions your body takes its toll of abuse. It is very likely you have had or will have your share of injuries, bumps and bruises. So, when do you know if you're really down and out or just sidelined for a while?
The most common type of ankle injury is a sprain and Cheerleaders are more prone to ankle injuries than any other type of injury. Read more.
General information on coping, diagnosing, and treating back injuries.
BackZilla: Stop the Back Pain Monster!
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Cheer Injuries: Patterns & Prevention
Compared with other sports, cheerleading carries a relatively low risk of injury, but the injuries that do occur tend to be relatively severe in terms of time lost. Read this article from the The Physician and SportsMedicine Journal on Cheerleading injuries.
From our Sports Medicine Guide, information on groin pulls. Treatment and prevention.
Information on the treatment and cause of hamstring injuries.
Sports in which you bring your arm up over your head, such as baseball, cheerleading, tennis, volleyball, and swimming, are the main contributors to overuse injuries of the shoulder. Understanding the shoulder and all types of injuries to it.
Virtual Sports Injury Clinic
Here you will find information on over 90 sports related injuries (95 at the last count). If you are not sure what your injury is then you can visit their 'Virtual therapist' for a 'virtual diagnosis'.
Self care, prevention and common problems involving your wrists, hands, and fingers.