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Skiers VS. Snowboards : How we get hurt.

EVERYBODY HURTS How injuries vary between skiers and snowboarders* 2.7% Concussions 15.7% Shoulder injuries (soft tissue damage and fracture) 8.7% Shoulder injuries (soft tissue damage and fracture) 6.7% Knee injuries (ACL and MCL combined) 33% Knee injuries (ACL and MCL combined) 6.6% UCL tears (aka skier's thumb) 20% Wrist injuries (sprains and fractures) 6.1% Leg 7% Leg injuries (tibia fractures and contusions) injuries (tibia fractures and contusions) Ankle injuries (sprains and fractures) Copyright © 2014 XSI Sports Insurance. All Rights Reserved. www.hopkinsmedicine.org: The American Jourtal of Sports Medicine 40, no. 4 (2012)

Skiers VS. Snowboards : How we get hurt.

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We created a infographic displaying the most common injuries among Skiers and Snowboards to illustrate how the sport differ. Snowboarders injure wrists and shoulders most often while knee injuries are...

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