Wrestling injuries

Knee rehabilitation

in Knee injuries, Leg injuries, Overtraining injuries, Wrestling injuries

Athletes frequently return from one injury only to fall victim to another – a source of frustration for both athlete and therapist. A prime example is an overuse injury that develops as an athlete increases their training load after a period of rehabilitating an acute injury. [adsense:336×280:1772170819] The consideration of proprioception retraining is especially important... MORE

Shoulder injury rehabilitation: Which lat pull down variation is...

in Wrestling injuries

Freestyle, breast-stroke, and butterfly swimmers, gymnasts who perform on the rings, horizontal, parallel, and uneven bars, basketball players who fight for rebounds, and wrestlers who execute common holds are prone to injuries involving their latissimus-dorsi, teres-major, and pectoralis-major muscles. [adsense:336×280:1772170819] These three key muscles pull the arms downward from an overhead position (or raise the... MORE

knee brace for anterior cruciate ligament injuries: but will...

in Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Knee injuries, Leg injuries, Wrestling injuries

The anterior cruciate ligament, popularly known as the ACL, contains a wealth and variety of ‘mechanoreceptors’, nerve endings which relay information to the central nervous system about physical movement. These mechanoreceptors help to control and coordinate the position and movement of the knee during activity and thus protect the knee from injury. The ACL spans... MORE

Stress fracture causes & prevention – one in ten...

in Cricket injuries, Injury prevention, Metatarsalgia, Running injuries, Strength training injuries, Swimming injuries, Wrestling injuries

Stress fractures are partial or complete fractures of bone, often called fatigue fractures since they are caused by repetitive strain during sub-maximal activity. They result from the inability of the bone to react favourably to the stress imposed. There are two main types of stress fracture: ‘fatigue’ fracture and ‘insufficiency’ fracture. A fatigue fracture results... MORE

Shoulder exercises to help you avoid shoulder pain

in Elbow Injuries, Injury prevention, Plyometrics Injuries, Shoulder injuries, Sports injury treatment, Tennis injuries, Weight training injuries, Wrestling injuries

1. Balance your upper body workouts A good way to avoid shoulder injuries is to make sure your upper body strength sessions are balanced. This means that every push or press exercise must be balanced with a pull or row exercise. Too many athletes and weight trainers focus on developing the ‘mirror muscles’, the upper... MORE

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