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Sports Medicine And Nutrition – A Non-Drug, Non-Surgical Approach

Nutrition for AthletesLet’s talk about sports medicine and nutrition.

In the case of any injury, if there is to be proper healing the injury must be treated in the proper manner at the proper time. In sports medicine this means there must be a coordination of responsibility between the patient and doctor, or trainer. Whenever an injury occurs the body will immediately begin the healing process. Our job as patient or doctor is to facilitate this process.

The first and most important step is to rest the injured area. This does not necessarily mean rest our entire body; we may work out other areas while one area heals. The injured area should be rested until any swelling, discoloration and most pain are gone. Read More→