How can I reduce my risk of avulsion fractures?
It’s difficult to prevent an avulsion fracture, but possible to reduce your risk. Athletes might reduce their risk of an avulsion fracture by taking some helpful steps, including:
- Take five to 10 minutes to stretch and warm up before you practice or play a game.
- Don’t push yourself to do something that might be too difficult for you. Being careful should help you avoid all types of injuries.