Colorado has four of the 30 most active cities in the country. Our state offers world-class hiking, skiing, climbing, and golfing set against breathtaking backdrops. But with all of that activity comes the occasional ache and the occasional injury.
Sports injuries not only present a short-term risk to your favorite activity, but can also leave you open to long term, lingering effects. What happens when your outdoor pass-time gets sidelined due to an injury?
- What are some of the common ways I can hurt myself during my favorite sport?
- How long will I be in pain?
- Are there stretches or exercises I can do to prepare?
We’ve gathered answers to these questions in the slideshow below.