We know that MRSA infection is a common occurrence in MMA sport, especially because fighters are spending a lot of time grappling. This microbe is generally found in the bodies of all individuals without causing any harm. The causative agent commonly enters the body through an open cut or hair follicles. MRSA gets transmitted by skin to skin contact. However, unclean machinery and tools are also known causes of MRSA infection. In some cases, they may find their way into the bloodstream, and cause other infections and health issues in the body.
Wash Your Hands: The most essential method of prevention is proper hygiene, such as hand washing with natural soap. Hand washing is one of the oldest and most reliable methods to prevent MRSA (staph infections).
Here are the proper guidelines to hand washing:
Watch this video below to learn the right method of bathing and keeping yourself safe from the infections that can put a combat sportsperson’s career lurking in doubt.