Prone to injury: 2 potential reasons why you keep getting injured

September 23, 2022

Are you someone who finds yourself wondering why you constantly get injured so easily? You would be one of 8.6 million Americans every year who get hurt during some type of physical activity. You’re not alone. But how can you fix your proneness, or at least decrease it?

Physical therapy is an effective way to address becoming hurt frequently. Keep reading below to learn potential factors that may be increasing your risk of injury.

Why might someone become injured so easily? How can physical therapy help someone who fits this description?

  • Putting too much strain on your body There are a few ways you could potentially place too much strain on your body. If you exercise too much, you may not be giving your muscles enough time to recover. If you lift heavy objects frequently, you could be placing too much weight on your joints. There are so many ways you could be putting your body at risk of injury because of overuse. Physical therapy can help you with an exercise treatment plan for your unique needs so that you don’t place unnecessary strain on your body.
  • Poor eating habits and dehydration Getting the right nutrients to your body via the foods you eat is key to keeping your body healthy. If you’re wondering why you get injured so easily, you may be neglecting to consume the right amounts of nutrients and even not be drinking enough water. You can easily avoid putting your muscles and other tissue at risk of injury by being mindful of what you put into your body. Physical therapists can point out to you the ways your body might be suffering from poor eating habits and dehydration.

Alliance PTP is ready to help you find top-notch PT to address why you get injured so easily

At Alliance Physical Therapy Partners, we’re proudly bringing together physical therapy practices across the country to help people get the high-quality PT they need. Want to see a physical therapist in person? We can put you in touch with an Alliance PTP partner that’s close to you and that can help you address why you get injured so easily.

Not keen on in-person PT sessions or not close to an Alliance PTP partner? No worries. We also offer effective and affordable virtual physical therapy through our Agile Virtual Physical Therapy platform.

Contact our team today so we can help you find the most effective physical therapy services for your injury or condition.