Persuasive Speech About Sports Medicine

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Whether you are on the field, court, rink, or even just running around outside sport injuries surround you. Sports medicine is very important in sports because if it wasn’t there players would be getting hurt more and they might not heal correctly. Without it players would be getting injured more and wouldn’t have the proper way to treat themselves. To start it off, sports medicine isn’t just antibiotics there are lots of physical treatments. When a player gets hurt they take antibiotics, but they are also exercising whatever they injured to keep that in shape. Some of the most common injuries you can get are Ankle sprain, Groin pull, and Hamstring strain. For all of those injuries you need to exercise them after or that part of your body isn’t going to be as strong as everything else. If its not as strong as everything else then you won’t perform at your best. An article written by the National Sports Medicine Institute said that you should “At least 48 hours of rest for the injured area. Apply ice packs to the affected area for period of between 10 and 30 minutes. Be sure to place a towel over the injured area before applying the ice pack…show more content…
Without sports medicine players would get hurt so much and it would just make sports unenjoyable. If they don’t heal correctly they probably aren’t going to play again. The more you exercise the injured area after it is healed the better off you’ll be playing in sports when you get back. Even though it stinks getting injured and you you want to go back and play you can’t rush your body or you are just going to hurt yourself more and keep you from playing even longer. “Treatment is similar for most overuse injuries – rest and rehabilitation” Dr. Daryl Rosenbaum said. You just need to wait your injury out and don’t overuse it. You don’t need to be at 100% to play again you are never are that you just need to wait for a doctor to clear you then you can start to play

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