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Squash injuries

hip and lumbar sacral pain

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Hi , I have had pain / tightness in my right hip muscle / glute area for 3 yrs and also very tight groin, stretching them regularly I was still able to play Squash. I put it down to 3 matches a week and allot of lunging. In Jan 2008 I had a back spasm,... MORE

lowered shoulder posture in adolescent squash player

in Squash injuries

I have an adolescent son (14), mad keen on squash, who has developed a standing posture with a significantly lower shoulder position (about 2-3 cm) on his racket arm side. I believe this is not uncommon in squash players. Peter Barkers article in Squash Player 2009 issue 1 says “You see a lot of players... 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

Sport injuries prevention – like most athletes, you undoubtedly...

in Athletics injuries, Cycling injuries, Injury prevention, Squash injuries, Stretching, Swimming injuries, Tennis injuries

But are there general rules for sport injury prevention which apply to all sports? Fortunately, yes: scientific investigations concerning the causes of injuries have yielded a number of important points about who gets injured -and why. [adsense:336×280:1772170819] Most of the studies have focussed on running, even though running is NOT the most injury-producing sport. In... MORE



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