Skin Infection Awareness with Andrews Institute
Creating a Culture
“Coaches, athletes, parents and athletic trainers must all be on board with adapting to a culture where everyone is responsible for avoiding contagious skin conditions and where everyone is accountable for taking preventive measures,” – Michael Milligan, M.D., Andrews Institute
Preventing Skin Infections
“While we cannot prevent all contagious skin infections, we can take precautionary measures to greatly decrease the chance of becoming infected.” – Michael Milligan, M.D., Andrews Institute
Most Common Skin Infections in Wrestling
There are three types of skin infections; bacterial, viral and fungal that plague the sport of wrestling. Find out how to spot the warning signs of each type of infection.
Treatment of Skin Infections
Find out the specific guidelines that should be followed in recognition of a skin lesion and when an athlete should be seen by a physician for identification and management.