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Sports injuries

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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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Snow sports and cold-related injuries - Better Health Channel

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Knee ligaments - MyDr.com.au

This diagram of the knee shows the main knee ligaments - the cruciate ligaments and the collateral ligaments - and how they may be injured.

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Shin pain (shin splints) - MyDr.com.au

Shin pain or shin splints encompasses a few specific conditions causing pain down the shin or along the inside of the lower leg.

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Ankle and knee imaging resources for consumers - Choosing wisely

Ankle and knee resources for consumers, including useful links and factsheets.

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Corked thigh - MyDr.com.au

Corked thigh is caused by bleeding into the thigh muscle - usually caused by a direct blow to the thigh during contact sports. A haematoma in the quadriceps muscle may occur.

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Calf strain or tear - MyDr.com.au

Calf strain or tear is caused by overstretching or tearing of either of the 2 calf muscles. It usually starts with sudden pain in the back of the leg.

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Golfer's elbow - MyDr.com.au

Golfer's elbow (medial epicondylitis) results in pain and tenderness on the inner part of the elbow. Find out the causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Mouthguards (18-30yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

To prevent serious dental injury while active, wear a customised mouthguard. Information for younger Adults 18 - 30 years.

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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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