Burners and stingers, common injuries in contact and collision sports, produce a stinging or burning pain that spreads from an athlete’s shoulder to his or her hand. Most of these injuries are temporary and symptoms fade quickly. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of burners and stingers.
As the technical difficulties of spinning, jumping, connecting moves, lifts, and throws of figure skating increase, so does the risk of injury. Stay safe on the ice with these figure skating injury prevention tips.