Sports injuries are not uncommon and can be either acute (sprains, fractures, tears, etc.) or chronic (tendinitis, overuse, etc.) Learn how to recognize and treat the most common sports injuries so they heal properly. Some can be treated at home, and some require a trip to the doctor. It’s important to understand your options.

Listed below is a small list of common sports injuries by specific sports:

Soccer = Knee, ankle and hip injuries
Swimming = Shoulder and mid-back injuries
Football = Knee, shoulder, neck, and back injuries
Basketball = Knee and ankle injuries
Track = Hamstring, quadriceps, plantar fasciitis, ankle, hip, and groin injuries
Baseball/Softball = Shoulder, back, elbow, and hamstring injuries
Hockey = Knee, ankle, shoulder and back injuries
Tennis = Shoulder, elbow, knee
Golf = Back, shoulder, neck injuries
Lacrosse = Knee, hip, back, ankle and shoulder injuries
Field hockey = Knee, hip, ankle, and back injuries
Volleyball = Back, shoulder, hand and elbow injuries
Wrestling = Shoulder, neck and back injuries