Gymnastics injuries

Can anyone offer any advice on a Knee Cartilage...

in Athletics injuries, Gymnastics injuries, Knee injuries, Knee pain, Musculoskeletal injuries, Overtraining injuries, Running injuries, Sports injury treatment, Surfing injuries

After 5 years of ‘icing and elevating’, 2 lots of physiotherapy and a failed Arthroscopy I have finally been told that I will be needing a Cartilage Transplant…. I’ve also been told that I have to completely give up dance (which I have done for 15 years), that I won’t be able to surf anymore... MORE

Hypermobile: Musculoskeletal conditions – The hypermobile child

in Flexibility, Gymnastics injuries, Knee injuries, Wrist injuries

Deborah Eastwood and Rosemary Keer explain how to identify and support children with loose joints. [adsense:336×280:1772170819] A hypermobile child is one whose joints display an excessive range of movement in all directions compared to their peers when age, gender and ethnic background are taken into consideration. Joint laxity is greatest at birth and progressively decreases... MORE

Wrist tendinitis and wrist injuries: what is wrist tendinitis,...

in Achilles tendinopathy, Elbow Injuries, Golf injuries, Gymnastics injuries, Rowing injuries, Sports injury treatment, Tennis injuries, Wrist injuries

The wrist is a complex structure that is particularly prone to injury in sports. Approximately a quarter of athletic injuries involve the wrist and hand (13). Some sports involve a higher risk of wrist injury than others. The overuse injuries that are common in the wrist include tendinitis, tenosynovitis, tunnel syndromes and stress fractures. The... MORE

Female Gymnasts: does their training reduce growth rates, delay...

in Basketball injuries, Gymnastics injuries, Tennis injuries, Wrist injuries

On average, young female athletes in most sports are taller than individuals in the non-athletic population. For example, female basketball players, volleyball players, tennis players, rowers, and swimmers are taller than average, from the 10th year of life onwards. However, female figure skaters, ballet dancers, and gymnasts are usually shorter than the average female during... MORE

Weight-training for Veteran Athletes

in Athletics injuries, Cycling injuries, Gymnastics injuries, Rowing injuries, Swimming injuries, Tennis injuries, Triathlon injuries, Weight training injuries

To keep your spine strong as you get older, a little weight-training will do you a power of good One of the roles played by the spinal column is to form a strong, stabilising base for most athletic movements, but the spinal column itself is subject to some instability among athletes. In fact, one of... MORE

ACL – female anterior cruciate ligament injuries review

in Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Basketball injuries, Football injuries, Gymnastics injuries, Injury prevention, Knee injuries, Leg injuries, Rugby injuries

ACL, anterior cruciate ligament injuries in women – the tip of the iceberg [adsense:336×280:1772170819] The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly damaged ligament of the knee and accounts for up to 50% of documented ligamentous knee injuries. anterior cruciate ligament injury rates are four to eight times higher in women than men1. Female... MORE

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