Types of Hurling / Camogie Injuries
- There is the added event of injuries resulting from being struck by the hurley or the ball.
- The most common injuries presenting to hospitals are open wounds, fractures, sprains and strains, bruising and lacerations.
- Injuries are predominantly to the upper limb (mostly injuries to the hand), face and lower limb (mostly ankle, foot and knee injuries).
- Injuries to the head and eyes (mostly struck by stick or ball) are infrequent, and are less with the compulsory use of headgear
- Dental injuries are also infrequent, although the damage may be severe and is mostly irreversible.
- Overuse injuries to the ankles and lower back are common.
Safety Tips for Players
All players should wear properly fitted mouth guards to prevent dental injury.
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