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 Happens With a Quadriceps Tendon Rupture
Track Runner holding his leg in pain
Myositis Ossificans Muscle Injury in Athletes
Man exercising on the bench press
Pectoralis Major (Pec) Muscle Rupture
Joggers
Treatments for Common Running Injuries
Injured runner girl is sitting on the city stairs
Causes of Muscle Spasms and Cramps
Young fit sporty woman with painful face expression
How Hernias Present in Women
Treatment and Prevention of Bursitis
Football Collision
Common Football Injuries Such as Concussions
leg injury in runner
Iliac Artery Endofibrosis and Arteriopathy
Applying ice pack to injured ankle
R.I.C.E. Treatment for Acute Musculoskeletal Injury
Elbow bursitis
Diagnosing the Most Common Types of Bursitis
Man sitting on bed with neck brace
Whiplash Injuries: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Football
The Burner/Stinger Football Injury
Injury during workout
Muscle Bruise Symptoms and Treatment
Basketball team supporting their injured teammate on the court.
Common Types of Sports Injuries
patient explaining shoulder pain to a doctor
The Difference Between Bursitis and Tendonitis
Woman getting her knee taped
Sports Injuries: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Man concerned about pain in his armpit
Armpit Pain: Causes, Treatment, When to See a Doctor
Woman with foot pain
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis Signs and Treatment
A man having pain in his achilles tendon
Alfredson Protocol for Achilles Tendonitis Treatment
Stretching by the frozen lake
Achilles Tendon Pain: Causes, Treatment, and When to See a Doctor
Patellar Tendonitis or Jumper's Knee
Wrist tendonitis
Wrist Tendonitis Signs, Causes, and Treatments
A man with severe elbow pain
Tendonitis and Tendinopathy
achilles ankle tendon
6 Types of Tendonitis Prone to Irritation
Photo of a man examination a patient's knee.
How Tendonitis Is Treated
acupuncturist applying needle to elbow
Natural Remedies for Tendonitis
Photo of a physical therapist examining a woman's knee.
Pes Anserine Bursitis and Tendonitis Physical Therapy
a man holding his elbow
How Tendinosis Differs From Tendinitis
watershed blood supply
Watershed Zone of a Tendon - Cause of Tendonitis
Overview of Overuse Syndrome
compartment syndrome
Exercise-Induced Compartment Syndrome
Shoulder pain
List of Repetitive Motion Disorders
shoulder pain
Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Bursitis
Track Runners
Treating Muscle Soreness After Exercise
rowing team
Forearm Compartment Syndrome