With thousands of people hitting the slopes each year, combined with a staggering 135,000 reported medical injuries it is essential to know your limits.
Taking part in sports or excercising in a cold climate places extra strain on the body and increases the risk of having an accident or injury. Although you may be aware of injuries such as whiplash, knee injury, compression, and skier's thumb (it's more serious than it sounds!) do you know how to prevent them?
Check out our guide to Wintersports injuries in our infographic below:
<div class='visually_embed'><iframe width='1' height='1' style='width: 1px !important; height: 1px !important; position: absolute;left: -100px !important;' src='http://visual.ly/track.php?q=http://visual.ly/guide-avoiding-wintersports-injuries-infographic&slug=guide-avoiding-wintersports-injuries-infographic'></iframe><a href="http://visual.ly/guide-avoiding-wintersports-injuries-infographic/?utm_source=visually_embed"><img class='visually_embed_infographic' src='http://visual.ly/node/image/66069?_w=540' alt='A Guide to Avoiding Wintersports Injuries [Infographic]' /></a><div class='visually_embed_cycle'></div><p> From <a href='http://www.alphatravelinsurance.co.uk/'>Alpha Travel Insurance</a>.</p></div>
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