Field Hockey Injuries

pain in rt buttock, while walking, and tying shoe...

in Field Hockey Injuries

while playing hockey match, i slept on rt buttock. injury to rt buttock cousing me pain in rt buttock specially in upper quadrant. i have done MRI and it shows tear in glutis medius, gluteus minimus and tear at the junction of Iliospous muscle. date of injury jan 08 treatment h/o—- no specific treatment given.... MORE

Musculoskeletal conditions – Ankylosing spondylitis

in Back injuries, Field Hockey Injuries

Juan Agustin Solerand Fares Haddadexplain the causes and management options There are many and diverse causes of back pain, including trauma, prolapsed intervertebral discs, damage to the ligaments, degener- ative disease, spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, inflammatory arthritis and infection. Athletes are more than averagely susceptible to back pain because of the volume of physical activity that they... MORE

Vibration Platform: New training aids Good vibrations?

in Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Field Hockey Injuries, Foot Injuries, Football injuries, Running injuries

Nick Grantham assesses the research evidence on a big new piece of training and rehab equipment. [adsense:336×280:1772170819] Move over, wobble board – the vibration platform is here. In the past 10 years there has been an increasing interest in the somewhat strange concept of vibration training and its potentially positive impact on athletic performance. Can... MORE

Natural supplements (1): popular off-the-shelf potions that claim to...

in Field Hockey Injuries, Hydration, Supplements

As the popularity of nutritional supplements continues its apparently limitless rise, athletes of all standards are particularly susceptible to manufacturers’ claims that promise them that ‘little bit extra’ – in the legal non-doping sense. The range of supplements on offer is huge, including all types of sports drinks, nutritional bars, vitamins, herbs, protein supplements, ergogenic... MORE

Patellar tendinitis: why patellar tendinitis is usually the wrong...

in Basketball injuries, Field Hockey Injuries, Knee injuries, Leg injuries, Netball injuries, Weight training injuries

The patellar tendon is the structure lying below the kneecap (patella) attaching the quadriceps muscle to the tibia. Through the patellar tendon the quadriceps contraction allows the knee to extend or straighten. It is thought that the patella is a bone thickening (sesamoid bone) in the quadriceps tendon. Occasionally the patella itself can be two,... MORE

Treatment and rehabilitation of the rectus femoris

in Basketball injuries, Field Hockey Injuries, Groin injuries, Hamstring injuries, Ice Hockey Injuries, Leg injuries, Rugby injuries, Sports injury treatment, Swimming injuries

In previous issues of SIB I presented management ideas for soft-tissue injuries involving the hamstrings and groin (adductors). This article will focus on the last of the major muscle groups in the thigh to suffer a similar injury fate – the quadriceps. [adsense:336×280:1772170819] Injury to the quadriceps almost always involves the long cylindrical and bipennate... MORE

Low-back flexibility

in Back injuries, Basketball injuries, Field Hockey Injuries, Flexibility, Golf injuries, Ice Hockey Injuries, Injury prevention, Stretching, Volleyball injuries

Low-back flexibility: Before you enter a match, here’s what to do to keep your low back supple and help avoid getting hurt Lumbar-spine pain accounts for 5 to 8% of all athletic injuries, and many sports-medicine experts believe that inflexibility of the lumbar spine increases the risk of low-back pain and injury in athletes(1). Supporting... MORE

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