"It's the contusion of the ear, which causes it to swell," pointed out Clover. Fluids enter the ear as well, an occurrence that can simply be avoided by wearing head gear.
In comparison to other sports, wrestling injuries are not as prevalent. The only major muscle injury that wrestlers need to be wary of is a specific shoulder ailment. According to Clover, because wrestlers are constantly yanking their shoulders, the capsule around the shoulder gets stretched out.
But Clover stated there's a simple solution to the stretched capsule. By increasing and strengthening the muscles that surround the capsule, any potential injuries can be avoided.
Nana Duffuor contributed to this report.