Health And Wellness
It’s a fact: women athletes are more prone to suffering certain sports injuries than their male counterparts, particularly when it comes to knee and ACL problems.
When it comes to sports injuries, shoulders and knees are the parts of the body most likely to be hurt, no matter whether the athletes are school kids, professionals or older weekend warriors.
Most overuse injuries come from doing too much, too fast and not pacing yourself, or from doing too much of one activity.
Knee injuries are the most common type of injury suffered by skiers and snowboarders, accounting for 25 percent to 40 percent of all injuries, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. And one of the most common knee injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear.