About Sports Injuries
Sports injuries are injuries that occur to athletes participating in sporting events. In many cases, these types of injuries are due to overuse of a part of the body when participating in a certain activity. Sports injuries require special care so that the damage to the body-part does not become permanent. Sports injuries are most commonly caused by poor training methods, structural abnormalities weakness in muscles, tendons, ligaments, and unsafe exercising environments. The common sports injuries are ankle sprain, groin pull, hamstring strain, shin splints, knee injury, tennis elbow (epicondylitis). Ayurvedic treatment involves massages with and without oil, elakizhi, njavara kizhi etc.