Sinusitis in Athletes

Sinusitis (or rhinosinusitis) is the inflammation of the sinus airspaces and epithelial lining within the bones of the face. The symptoms associated with it are responsible for a significant percentage of athletes’ visits to training rooms and physicians throughout the year. It can be difficult to differentiate between sinus infections and other upper respiratory infections because the symptoms overlap. Understanding the difference, however, can help an athlete return to play and perform at a normal level more quickly.


The sinuses are air pockets within ...

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