Athletes Running into Trouble

Being an athlete can be hard on the body and the jointsThe knees are often the first joints to suffer from regular wear and tear, and this is a particular problem for athletes because of the high-impact nature of activities such as running and jumping. Health advice organization, Healthline, recommends using warm towels or hot-water bottles to improve circulation and applying ice packs to help reduce inflammation. Also, avoiding prolonged spells of inactivity will keep joints from stiffening.