Likelihood of Injury and Medical Care Between CrossFit and Traditional Weightlifting Participants.
CrossFit is a popular weightlifting sport, with participants who report significant improvements in physical health; however, others argue that CrossFit exposes participants to an increased risk and severity of injury. We address this through a retrospective cohort study.
Crossfit Injuries are real and common. Dr. Garcia treats these injuries and offers methods to reduce injury risk.
While its a great workout, patients must be aware that injuries are highest in the first year of starting and if you only do Crossfit occasionally. Proper technique, consistency and supervision are necessary to prevent injuries in this sport.