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Hiking


 

Hiking

With so much natural beauty and wildlife around us, hiking can be incredibly relaxing and a great form of exercise. With the right gear and preparation, it’s possible to have fun and keep injury risks to a minimum. While blisters and sunburns are avoidable and can be quite painful, other common injuries hiking include those related to falls or carrying too much weight on one’s back. Some hiking injuries are listed below:

Shoulder

  • Strains and sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Impingement

Elbow

  • Fractures

Hand and wrist

  • Fractures

Spine

  • Sprains and strains
  • Arthritis

Hip

  • Sprains and strains
  • Arthritis
  • Tendonitis

Knee

  • Patellofemoral pain (PFS)
  • Patellar tendonitis

Foot and Ankle

  • Ankle sprain
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis

***If you are suffering from one of these injuries, or any other injury, schedule an appointment with Sports Health Northwest We want to help you get back to sport.

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Sports Health Northwest, Inc
12672 NW Barnes RD, STE 100
Portland, OR 97229
Phone: 503-747-6376
Fax: 503-530-8406
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