If you’re an athlete of any sort, you’ve probably run (no pun intended) into an injury or two along the way. No matter how small, injuries throw a curve ball into your training plans and make it difficult to run and play the sports you love. These include simple and common injuries like ankle sprains and shin splints, followed by more serious and complex injuries like Plantar Fasciitis, ACL tears, and tennis elbow.
It isn’t always clear what these injuries actually are and how they can be prevented and treated. The infographic below explains what the top 5 sports injuries are, how they’re caused, and ways to prevent injuries like shin splints and plantar fasciitis.