Sports Injuries

From alternative health care options for athletes to insider secrets for dealing with sports injuries common to runners, cyclists, and swimmers, these tips will help you deal with your aches and pains along the way.

Addressing Lower Back Problems In The Triathlete

Between 2 and 6 million Americans suffer serious back pain every year. At some point in their lives, 4 out of 5 adults will suffer a pain severe enough to warrant medical care. In one study of Ironman triathletes, 91% had suffered at least one soft-tissue overuse injury during the previous year’s training. Spine injuries were most common, with 72% of the triathletes reporting lower back pain.

A Crash Course In Sports Injuries Suffered By Triathletes

Triathletes are especially susceptible to injuries because triathlon training and competition pushes the human body to its limits. That’s why you should incorporate an injury prevention mentality into your training. Here are some suggestions for preventing triathlete injuries, plus some homeopathic treatments for sports injuries you can try.