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Sports injuries

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Teen Health - Health Topics - Sporting injuries - reducing the risks

Sport and other physical activities are fun and a great way to keep fit and feel good. When you enjoy sport and physical activity, the last thing you want is to miss out on sport because of injury. The good news is that, by following a few simple rules and using some plain common sense, many sporting injuries can be prevented.

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Sports injury prevention - myDr.com.au

Look at your exercise program in terms of FIT - Frequency, Intensity and Time. Only one of these should be increased each week.

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Piroxicam Dispersible Tablets (Terry White Chemists) | myVMC

Piroxicam is used to treat arthritis, superficial sporting injuries and ankylosing spondilytis. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

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How to report pain | Cancer Australia

Many people dont like to complain about pain. However, its important to report any new or worsening pain so that doctors can find the most likely cause and recommend the best way of managing it.

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Chem mart Piroxicam Dispersible Tablets | myVMC

Piroxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain and reduce inflammation caused by arthritis and sporting injuries.

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Chem mart Piroxicam Capsules | myVMC

Piroxicam is used to treat pain and inflammation from arthritis and sporting injuries. It is a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug (NSAID).

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Concussion - myDr.com.au

Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that results in sudden onset of neurological symptoms that resolve spontaneously over a varying period of time.

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Pirohexal-D | myVMC

Pirohexal-D is a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug used to treat pain and inflammation caused by arthritis and sports injuries. It contains piroxicam.

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Helping your child cope after an accident

Accidents are unexpected events that often result in injury such as a car accident, sporting accident, fall, burn injury or animal attack.

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

Mouthguards (12-17yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

To prevent serious dental injury while active, wear a customised mouthguard. Information for Teens Age 12 - 17 Years.

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