Tennis elbow is not just a problem for tennis players – although it certainly occurs in tennis players. Officially, the medical name is lateral epicondylitis.
Young baseball pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at increased risk of developing a newly identified shoulder injury.
In the past 25 years, cheerleading accounted for two-thirds of all catastrophic sports injuries experienced by high school and college females in the US.
The lawsuit claims the girl, an incoming freshman at Downingtown High School East, collided with another player during a preseason soccer scrimmage, injuring her head.
Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?
More and more young athletes who switch from season to season, going from sport to sport are being asked by adults to push harder and harder. The result is overuse injuries that need rehab and treatments, not unlike their adult counterparts.
It has been estimated that fifty to ninety percent of US adults experience trauma in their lifetime. The issue with trauma is that it can affect us at any time and at any age.
It is called lateral epicondylitis but the way most of us know it as tennis elbow.
According to one local expert, there are certain steps adults can take to minimize risk of injury to children on the playing field.
Tennis elbow is not just a problem for tennis players. You can get tennis elbow – pain on the outside of the elbow – from other activities as well.
If you ask me, the most important part of a workout is stretching.
Although resting an injury is sometimes necessary, exercise is often a better option on the road to recovery.
A muscle spasm is a painful, involuntary movement or contraction of a muscle — but do you know why it happens?
For those of us with chronic injuries or even acute pain from trauma of some sort, there is a great value to rest and therapy.
Now many children play one sport all year long with the hope or perhaps the parents’ hope that the children will have success and even a scholarship to college but this can lead to overuse injuries.