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Throwing softball pain after torn labrum injury/repair

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I could throw a softball very hard, overhand. During a shooting range practice I injured my arm and had surgery for a torn labrum and frozen shoulder manipulation. I have had 7 months of therapy. Range of motion has returned to about 90-95%. I have been in therapy for 5 months to be able to... MORE

What happens if you leave a sprained thumb...

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About 4 months ago, my softball team had our opening day, it was 43 degrees out, and I was the third in the line-up to bat. It was my third at bat when I hit a line drive to deep right-centerfield with my drop 11 aluminum bat.Immediately, my hand had felt like I’d hit the... MORE

I would like to know what is causing the...

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This injury occurred during warmup for first senior softball games of the year. After throwing about five minutes I had excruciating pain in my posterior deltoid muscle. That I understand. I also had extreme pain on each throw that radiates downward on each side of my armpit. I can even feel it when I pick... MORE

This pneumatic leg brace is not a helpful device...

in Athletics injuries, Baseball injuries, Cricket injuries, Leg injuries, Shoulder injuries, Softball injuries, Sports injury treatment, Squash injuries, Tennis injuries

There are many anecdotal reports – but no well-controlled scientific studies – indicating that athletes with tibial stress fractures return to activity more quickly when they utilise Aircast pneumatic braces on their afflicted legs. To see whether pneumatic braces really are helpful, US-Army researchers recently took a close look at 31 active-duty soldiers who had... MORE

Lower back spasms

in Back injuries, Baseball injuries, Basketball injuries, Cricket injuries, Cycling injuries, Golf injuries, Softball injuries, Sports injury treatment, Squash injuries, Tennis injuries, Yoga injuries

What exactly causes back spasms, the athlete’s curse, and what can be done to treat and prevent them? [adsense:336×280:1772170819] Few active individuals are able to escape completely from the pangs of back spasms, which are among the most common of all athletic injuries. Although they are nothing more than involuntary, intermittent, and sometimes prolonged contractions... 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

Capsular shrinkage (thermal capsulorrhaphy) – should you consider shrinking...

in Baseball injuries, Rugby injuries, Shoulder injuries, Softball injuries, Sports injury treatment, Squash injuries, Tennis injuries

Shoulder instability is a common problem faced by tennis, rugby and football players, baseball pitchers, wrestlers and other athletes, and ‘capsular shrinkage’ (aka thermal capsulorrhaphy) is one of the hottest new treatments for the condition. Shrinking the shoulder-joint capsule by heating it to a high temperature is thought to reduce laxity and promote stability, and... MORE



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