f you have a muscle pain that is acute, such as a back pain – where the injury is long-term rather than recent – Dr Francis Lam, a specialist in orthopaedics and traumatology at Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road, advises people place a hot pack on the area – but not to use a cold pack – before seeking professional assistance.

How sports injuries are on the rise among Hong Kong's ‘weekend warriors’

Doctors at Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road say part-time enthusiasts, particularly those in 40s and 50s, must start exercising slowly, and seek professional help if injuries occur

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f you have a muscle pain that is acute, such as a back pain – where the injury is long-term rather than recent – Dr Francis Lam, a specialist in orthopaedics and traumatology at Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road, advises people place a hot pack on the area – but not to use a cold pack – before seeking professional assistance.
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