You risk a sports-related injury every single time you step onto the golf course, field, diamond, or track. However, that doesn’t stop most of us from putting our bodies through the strenuous motions of play that include repetitive stress on muscles and joints that can lead to sprains, tears, and one of these most common 9 sports injuries…
1. Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis occurs when the plantar fascia, the connective tissue on the sole of the foot and bottom of the heel, becomes painfully inflamed. You’ll typically know you have it from the shooting pains that strike the bottom of your foot as soon as you take your first run or steps after a period of inactivity.
A clear indication of plantar fasciitis is early morning stiffness and pain under your foot when taking your first few steps of the day.