Monday, 22 June 2015 00:00
As a physician and orthopaedic surgeon, I try to encourage all my patients to be active. Sports are a great way to stay in shape, spend time with family and friends, and even relieve stress. This week both the Chicago Blackhawks and Golden State Warriors have been crowned champions.
Now that all the ice has melted and summer is fully upon us, here are a few tips to stay safe while trying to be the next Golden State Warrior and not the injured weekend warrior.
In 2011, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 1.4 million basketball-related injuries were treated in hospitals, doctor's offices, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers and emergency rooms.