Living in Howard County, especially Columbia it is hard to avoid the summer swim team craziness and all that comes with it.
Common swimming Injuries:
• Swimmers shoulder, may be caused by bad technique, swim paddles and pull buoys.
o If your swimmer is experiencing a clicking sound, stop swimming and seek treatment
• Breast Stroke Knee, may be generated by stroke mechanics of the breaststroke kick, due to external rotation that the knee experiences during the stroke.
o Alternate strokes to avoid injury
o Warm up and stretching before a swim session
• Eye Irritation, this may be caused by the chlorine in the water or microorganisms in the water.
o Have your swimmer wear goggles to protect the eyes
Stay safe this summer, we are here if you need us

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