Avoiding ski and snowboarding injuries

The Olympics are off and running and for many of us, last night brought a fresh batch of snow.  Some of you may even be tempted to head out to the slopes to take advantage of this fresh powder.

Before you head out, take a look at this piece from Move Forward PT, a branch of the American Physical Therapy Association.   Learn not only what to do in the case of a ski or snowboarding injury, but also how to prevent an injury in the first place.  There are some preventative exercises accompanied by instructive photographs as well.

For more on how to prevent common injuries, including MCL and ACL tears, click here.