Injury & Medical Advice of Boxing

The most common sites injured in boxing are the head, neck, face, and hands. Facial lacerations accounted for  all injuries, followed by hand, eye, and nose injuries. The head, neck, and face as the most commonly injured areas, comprising injuries, with being lacerations. Specifically, injuries to the eye region and concussions were noted as the most common. Nasal injuries with deviated nasal septum are also frequently reported. Although not as common, shoulder and knee injuries have proven to be the most debilitating injuries. Female boxers have lower injury rates than their male counterparts, with men injured three times as much. Male boxing matches are more likely to end in knockouts and technical knockouts than female matches, and those boxers that lose by knockout have twice the risk of injury compared with those who lose by other means.