Soft tissue injuries are extremely common in sport, and include muscles, ligaments, bones and blood vessels. Whilst none of us have X-ray vision, soft issue injuries usually appear swollen, red/warm and sensitive to touch.
Sport and physical activity is the foundation for growing a happy, healthy human. It is fundamental for social development, building self-esteem and testing their resilience, not to mention the endorphins rush!
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS is the term used to describe micro-tears throughout your muscle fibres. This is generally caused when you involve yourself in a new, unfamiliar or increased intensity of exercise.