To dream of an injury represents emotional wounding or embarrassment. Someone may have said something that hurt your feelings. Feeling damaged. Alternatively, am injury in a dream may reflect problems that have arisen from your hastiness in a situation. A sign that you need to slow down. It may also symbolize an accident, misfortune, or bad luck you’ve experienced.
Injuries could also mirror your fear of being emotionally hurt in waking life. A wish for someone or something to go away. Feeling some area of your life coming apart. Possibly a warning sign that you need to slow down or be more cautious.
It’s common to dream of an injury around the time of an illness. It’s very rare, but dreams of injuries to specific body parts have been reported to coincide with medical problems to those body parts. For example, a woman dreamed of being punched in her ribs and then got a medical checkup days later to discover that one of her ribs had been broken without her knowledge. Another man dreamed of being speared in his throat and then discovered days later that he had thyroid cancer. A woman dreamed of having her stomach attacked by wolves and then discovered days later that she had stomach cancer.
To dream of your mother being injured may represent feelings about your ability to intuitively make the right decisions being hampered. Bad luck or bad choices set you back.
To dream of your father being injured may represent embarrassments that have come to you due to bad decisions.