Musculoskeletal injuries can cause severe pain and lead to greater problems.
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A biomedical engineer explains how human-made materials inserted in the body hold hope to repair painful injuries more efficiently than bone grafts.
Tendon and muscle injuries are the most common.
Top tip: take it slow when you get back to training.
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Once his leg fracture heals, his leg can potentially be just as straight and strong as it was before. But his foot and ankle are more of a worry.
The guidelines are informed by a review of the best available evidence. The less you drink, the lower the risk of harm to your health.
Comparing presentations to Victorian hospital emergency departments in May 2020 to those in May 2019 reveals some important differences.
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Running, jumping, tackling, not to mention handling the ball, means Aussie Rules players risk injuries to their hands and wrists serious enough to send them to the emergency department.
The U.S. is nowhere near the goal, set 20 years ago, of cutting medical errors in half.
Twenty years after a landmark report on preventable deaths and injuries in hospitals, is the medical profession doing better?
Injuries from firearms are a leading cause of death for American children and teens.
Firearms are the second leading cause of death among US children and adolescents.
Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier has been struggling with a persistent groin problem.
Elite football teams that do not have a winter break lose on average 303 more player-days per season to injuries than those teams that do.
Parents can fork out big bucks for different shoes for different sports for their children.
If you’ve been injury-free in your current sports shoe, and you’re performing at a level you are happy with, you may already have the right shoes on your feet.
John Adams believed the fourth of July should be filled with ‘illuminations from one end of this continent to the other.’
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An economist explores data on injuries, which states ban fireworks and other interesting stats on what President John Adams referred to as ‘illuminations.’
Francois Etoundi hurt his shoulder but kept competing to win a bronze medal.
Recent injuries are symptoms of a belief that athletes should stop at nothing to achieve success.
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A century-old legal doctrine has protected MLB teams from liability, when a fans gets injured by a foul ball. New research shows why it’s time that changed.
Japan’s Kei Nishikori, seen here at the 2017 Australian Open, missed out on this year’s event due to a wrist injury.
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Wrist injuries forced some of the top players to miss out on this year’s Australian Open. It’s an ongoing problem and such injuries are partly to blame on how players grip their racquet.
Lack of clear evidence on impairment from cannabis use has led to vastly different workplace policies. Police officers in Ottawa and Vancouver face no restrictions on their off-work use of cannabis as long as they are fit for duty, officers in Calgary have been banned from use and in Toronto they face a 28-day abstinence period.
Will offices, construction sites and medical clinics become less safe now that marijuana is legal in Canada? Our experts review the evidence, or lack of it.
To avoid getting a Darwin Award this Christmas, don’t do what these people did.
The share of fireworks being used for professional displays like this one at the Capitol last year is falling.
Every American shoots off almost a pound of fireworks a year, on average, and their growing personal use is causing injuries to climb.
Kids play and explore. It’s up to us to make sure they can do so safely.
A new study has reported injuries are the greatest cause of death in Australian kids.
Stem cells show potential for treating injuries, but some lab trials show they could be harmful too.
Many former NFL players face the future with despair: the years after retirement can include an array of physical and financial woes.
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The cascade of woes that have befallen former NFL players has stunned fans and casual observers. Former NFL stars Junior Seau and Dave Duerson committed suicide. All-pro Warren Sapp went bankrupt after…