What's The Best Way To Prevent Traumatic Sports Injuries Such As Strains, Sprains And Fractures?

Dr. Neal Chen answers the question: 'Best Way to Prevent Bad Sports Injuries?'

July 1, 2009— -- Question: What's the best way to prevent traumatic sports injuries such as strains, sprains and fractures?

Answer: The best way to avoid traumatic sports injuries is to be educated about the sport that you're going to participate in. Gradually increase your activity as you become more and more involved in the sport and have properly maintained equipment to prevent yourself from getting injured.