Judo injuries

Crushed Chest Judo Injury

in Judo injuries

I was doing judo when my shoulders were crushed into my stomach. The middle of my chest is hurting when I try to touch my elbows together, it is also kind of hard to breathe. I’m not sure what I should do about this. Thanks for any help! MORE

Martial arts and whiplash

in Head injuries, Judo injuries, Karate injuries, Martial arts injuries

Practitioners of mixed martial arts have a risk of whiplash injury similar to that of people involved in rear impact vehicle accidents, yet there are no safety regulations to address these concerns (‘Risk of cervical injuries in mixed martial arts’, British Journal of Sports Medicine 2005; 39:444-447). [adsense:336×280:1772170819] Those are the conclusions reached by a... MORE

Hamstrings rehab

in Cycling injuries, Hamstring injuries, Judo injuries, Karate injuries, Leg injuries, Rugby injuries, Sports injury treatment

Physiotherapist Chris Mallac continues his series on rehabilitation of muscle injuries, focusing this time on hamstrings Most hamstring-injury management is based on ‘old-school’ sports trainer techniques and not on evidence-based practice. Furthermore, the different requirements of certain sports will determine the rehabilitation of these injuries. Sprinters, for example, who need top-end speed in a straight... MORE

Finger injuries – causes, treatments and recovery exercises

in Baseball injuries, Basketball injuries, Cricket injuries, Elbow Injuries, Hand Injuries, Judo injuries, Karate injuries, Rugby injuries, Softball injuries, Sports injury treatment, Squash injuries, Tennis injuries, Wrist injuries

Should your finger get itself in a jam, here’s how to rescue it, and prevent it happening again: [adsense:336×280:1772170819] With all the focus on knee, ankle, hip, back and shoulder problems associated with sports, debilitating injuries to the fingers often receive little attention, even though they are relatively common. The fact that finger injuries occur... MORE

Martial arts injuries – when males and females...

in Basketball injuries, Head injuries, Judo injuries, Karate injuries, Martial arts injuries, Rugby injuries, Tennis injuries, Weight training injuries

As crime rates have expanded in Great Britain and the United States, concerns about personal safety have increased, and many people have decided to learn self-defence techniques by studying the martial arts. In the United States, for example, the number of martial arts enthusiasts has climbed past 200,000 and is still rising, even though very... MORE

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