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Skiing injuries

Weak thumb

in Skiing injuries

I went to ski trip for a week in august last year. Since then, i think my thumb became weaker (holding the ski poles too tight) I wasn’t able to move my thumb properly for few days but then it got better so i didn’t go and see the doctor. But now, my thumb feels... MORE

Skiers thumb

in Hand Injuries, Skiing injuries

The leading injury hazard for skiers is knee damage. Second only to this, however, is damage to the thumb, accounting for up to 9.5% of all ski injuries according to some studies (1,2) . The thumb has an extensive range of movements and lends great dexterity to the hand, thanks mainly to the existence of... MORE

ACL surgery

in Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Foot Injuries, Football injuries, Skiing injuries

Sam Oussedik and Fares Haddad recap this classic sports injury and report on promising research developments. [adsense:336×280:1772170819] The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is an intra-articular knee ligament. It is made up of two bundles of fibrous tissue, each 3.5cm long, which act to maintain anatomical relations between the femur and tibia throughout the range of... MORE

Skiers injuries avoidance exercises

in Skiing injuries

In the first of an occasional series, we provide a concise injury-avoidance guide to various popular sports. First, recreational skiing [adsense:336×280:1772170819] As anyone who’s ever skied will know, injury on the slopes is quite common. The group that is particularly at risk is the de-conditioned recreational skier taking his or her annual ski holiday. Falls... MORE

Skin blisters – causes cures and treatments

in Injury prevention, Metatarsalgia, Plantar fasciitis, Skiing injuries, Sports injury treatment, Tennis injuries, Toe injuries

Here’s a commonsense guide to avoiding that plague of all athletes: blisters [adsense:336×280:1772170819] What’s the most common athletic injury? No, in spite of what you may have read elsewhere in SIB, it’s not the sore knee, the sprained ankle, plantar fasciitis, the separated shoulder, the blown hamstring, the aching Achilles tendon, or any of a... MORE



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