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Sports injuries

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Snow sports and cold-related injuries - Better Health Channel

You can help reduce your risk of winter sports injuries with planning, preparation and proper equipment.

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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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Cricket - preventing injury - Better Health Channel

Cricket is a very popular sport. Injuries are often caused by overuse, being struck by a cricket ball and falls.

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Ankle sprains - Better Health Channel

Ankle sprain is a common sports injuries caused by overstretching and tearing the supporting ligaments.

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Mouthguards (31-64yrs) - Your Dental Health | Australian Dental Association

To prevent serious dental injury while active, wear a customised mouthguard. Information for Adults 31 - 64 years.

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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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Strains and sprains: self-care - myDr.com.au

Strains and sprains, or soft tissue injuries, are common through playing sports and in everyday life. Find out what products are available for strains and sprains.

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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

Elbow pain - Better Health Channel

Elbow pain and can result from overuse in a range of sports or occupations.

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