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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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Ankle sprains - Better Health Channel

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

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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 and knee imaging resources for consumers - Choosing wisely

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

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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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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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Concussion - Brain Foundation

‘Concussion’ is used to describe a minor head injury that is not usually life-threatening.

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Leg ache - causes and symptoms - myDr.com.au

Leg ache or leg pain is a symptom with many possible causes, that may involve muscles, nerves or blood vessels.

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