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March Madness may motivate you to visit the court and hoop it up. More than half of collegiate men’s basketball injuries occur in the lower extremities, such as the foot and ankle. Basketball injuries commonly result from repetitive jumping, landing, turning, and moving quickly or suddenly. As competition increases, so do injuries; however, proper conditioning and prevention measures can decrease the likelihood of sports-related injuries.
Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center offers the following prevention tips to reduce injuries in athletics:
Our goal is to get players back into the game with specialized care. To learn more about our sports medicine specialists, click here. Please call (888) 231-4422 to schedule an appointment.