Football is a contact sport, and due to the nature of the game it is easy to pick up injuries. From hamstrings to ankles, many body parts can get injured playing the beautiful game. Read on to explore the five most common injuries – and how you can avoid them.
An ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries. The ankle has a wide range of movement and has lots of complex ligaments that are vulnerable to strains. Ankle injuries come in three grades – stretch (grade 1), tear (grade 2) and snap (grade 3). Taping the ankle and bracing it can reduce the risk of injury. More