Source: Men’s Fitness
For any professional athlete, there is a natural assumption of risk to one’s physical well-being. Players are constantly honing their bodies in the weight room—not just to become faster and stronger than their competition, but also to protect against the injuries that can ruin a season. The result of this training is the development of a remarkable ability to hold up against the jaw-rattling hits and year-long grind that would sideline most normal humans. Still, cut too sharply while driving to the net or fail to notice the linebacker coming over the middle and your season (and maybe your career) can be over in an instant. Here are five injuries that require more than just an ice pack. Read More….