As the weather warms and the days grow longer, athletes and casual exercisers here in Commerce Township are warming up, too. After months spent mostly indoors, doing our best to stave off seasonal affective disorder, the prospect of a walk, jog, bike ride, or hike means the world to us. So the last thing you want to do is bench yourself with one of the more common sports injuries before the season is even in full swing.
Even a pick-up game of basketball or some flag football in the park with friends can make us feel as if we’re blooming in sync with the natural world. But if we rush out to exercise too quickly, we may wind up back inside recovering on our couch before the fun really begins.
How to Avoid Common Sports Injuries
At Lakes Foot & Ankle Associates, we can’t wait for spring weather to settle in, but we also know how quickly foot and ankle injuries can put you on the sideline. As the whole of Michigan comes back to life, consider these common sports injuries and the steps you can take to avoid them as you emerge again and get moving!