The weather is getting cold and that can mean only one thing – hockey season is upon us! As hockey has become more and more popular in the United States, hockey injuries are becoming more common. While it’s impossible to completely avoid injury all the time, taking precautions before and during the season can make it easier to avoid common hockey injuries.
Due to the speed and physical nature of the sport, there are several common injuries including concussions, shoulder, elbow, wrist, back, knee, and hip injuries. All of which can end a season in an instant and cause lasting issues. Here are some great ways to keep your body in top shape and make sure you start and finish your season without injury.