Sports Injuries

If you're an athlete, you know the toll sports can take on your body. Learn about common sports injuries, how they're treated, and what you can do to speed up recovery and get back in the game.

Explore Sports Injuries

quad tendon tear
What to Do When You Tear Your Quad Tendon
Track Runner holding his leg in pain
What Is Myositis Ossificans and How Is It Treated?
Man exercising on the bench press
Understanding What Happens With a Pec Rupture
Joggers
The Most Common Injuries in Runners and How to Treat Them
Injured runner girl is sitting on the city stairs
Research Helps Explain the Cause and Treatment of Muscle Cramps
Young fit sporty woman with painful face expression
How Hernias Present in Women
7 Steps for Treatment of Bursitis (And Prevent It From Returning)
Football Collision
11 Injuries That Occur in Football Players
leg injury in runner
This Uncommon Cause of Leg Pain and Weakness Occurs Most Often in Elite Athletes
Applying ice pack to injured ankle
R.I.C.E. Treatment Is Recommended for Acute Musculoskeletal Injury
Elbow bursitis
What Are the Most Common Types of Bursitis?
Man sitting on bed with neck brace
Whiplash Injuries: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Football
The Burner/Stinger Football Injury Symptoms and Treatment
Injury during workout
Muscle Bruise Symptoms and Treatment
Basketball team supporting their injured teammate on the court.
How Different Sports Injuries Are Treated
patient explaining shoulder pain to a doctor
Get to Know the Difference Between Bursitis and Tendonitis
Woman getting her knee taped
What to Do If You Get Injured Playing Sports
Man concerned about pain in his armpit
What are the Causes of Armpit Pain?
Woman with foot pain
The Most Common Reason People Develop a Flatfoot Deformity
A man having pain in his achilles tendon
Learn the Alfredson Protocol Exercise for Achilles Tendonitis
Stretching by the frozen lake
What Is Causing Your Achilles Tendon Pain?
How Tendonitis of the Patellar Tendon Is Treated
Wrist tendonitis
Wrist Tendonitis Signs, Causes, and Treatments
A man with severe elbow pain
What Are Tendonitis and Tendinopathy?
achilles ankle tendon
6 Common Types of Tendonitis
Photo of a man examination a patient's knee.
Treatment Options for Tendonitis Relief
acupuncturist applying needle to elbow
Two Natural Remedies for Tendonitis You May Not Have Tried
Photo of a physical therapist examining a woman's knee.
Physical Therapy for Pes Anserine Bursitis and Tendonitis
a man holding his elbow
A Look at How Tendinosis Differs From Tendinitis & Why It Matters
watershed blood supply
Why Certain Tendons Are Prone to Damage
Runner's Knee
Everything to Know About Chondromalacia Treatment
woman with knee pain from running
Inner Knee Pain When Running
Discover the Different Types of Overuse Syndromes
compartment syndrome
What Causes Exercise-Induced Compartment Syndrome?
Shoulder pain
Overview of Repetitive Motion Disorders
shoulder pain
Discover the Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments for Bursitis
Track Runners
How Can You Treat Muscle Soreness After Exercising?
rowing team
Forearm Compartment Syndrome Is an Unusual Injury in Rowers
Soccer Game
What the Grinding and Clicking of Your Knees May Be Telling You
Woman on a Balance Beam
Overview of Stress Fractures of the Lower Leg or Tibia
Woman sitting at a desk and rubbing her wrist in pain
Understanding Repetitive Stress Injuries