Thursday, February 26, 2015

Denver Sports Medicine Practitioners Count the Common MMA Injuries

Since wrestling techniques are one of its foundations, the fairly new sport of mixed martial arts or MMA comes with similar threats of injury. The hand-to-hand combat that MMA entails puts amateurs, novices, and elite athletes at risk of physical harm that could sideline these athletes temporarily or even bring them permanent disability. As Denver sports medicine practitioners observe, even an athlete with extensive, careful training can be involved in these unfortunate accidents. Aside from the head, the wrists and the hands are the most commonly injured body parts in MMA, and they usually result in lacerations and fractures. That’s according to an epidemiology study by researchers from the Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) that used comprehensive electronic data.


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