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SPORTS RELATED INJURIES...HOW SERIOUS ARE THEY?
There were approximately 20.3 million sports mishaps in the U.S. in 2002, but most were very minor: ankle twists, scrapes, bruises, sprains, strains and jammed fingers accounted for a majority of these momentary setbacks. 11.2 million injuries (53%) were self-treated (or untreated), while 6.1 million (30%) did not even hinder subsequent participation in the sport or activity; only 3.4 million sports injuries were serious enough to require Emergency Room treatment....

Pre-habilitation BEFORE Rehabilitation
"Pre-habilitation" is nothing new to many professional athletes and trainers, but it is now becoming more widely recognized by the mainstream medical community and individual athletes as a means to help eliminate the possibility of an injury before it ever occurs.