Common Fractures in Sports: First Aid Treatment

A fracture is a break or crack in the bone. It is usually caused by trauma, osteoporosis, and overuse. Fractures caused by overuse or repetitive motion are known as stress fractures and are common in athletes. Types of Fractures There are two main classifications of fractures: compound (open) and simple (closed). A fracture is considered … Continue reading Common Fractures in Sports: First Aid Treatment