Sports Aid (1988)

Genres - Health & Fitness  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |  
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This informational video deals with 17 common sports-related injuries, such as twisted ankle, shin splints, knee injuries, back pain, neck and shoulder pain, and injuries to the hand and wrist. Dr James Garrick discusses the injuries, their treatment, and prevention as Jane Fonda demonstrates the exercises suggested for aiding recovery and strengthening weak areas. The information is presented clearly. Throughout, it is emphasised that you should consult your medical practitioner immediately if in doubt and in the case of particular symptoms. The instructions are easy to follow and were designed to help reduce not only the risk of becoming injured but also to resume activity more quickly after an injury.

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back [anatomy], injury, medical-treatment, neck, pain, prevention, shoulder