Wrestling, Injuries in

Wrestling is a sport in which the clinician faces many unique challenges. A strong knowledge of infectious skin diseases and issues related to weight control is imperative for anyone concerned with this sport. Many common sports medicine injuries will be encountered in wrestling. One common injury definitively seen in wrestling is concussion.


Concussion is defined as any impact to the head or to the trunk, chest, or neck that radiates force to the head. It is often believed that concussion needs to have loss of consciousness or amnesia associated ...

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