• spine
  • The Smyrna clinic offers treatments and PT services for orthopaedic, spine and sports injury conditions. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • The tiny, high-tech device is used to alleviate chronic pain of the low back and legs caused by degenerative spine problems, spinal injuries, complications or side-effects of previous spine surgeries, scoliosis and other spine deformities, nerve or spinal cord injuries. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • There are basically two types of injuries: acute and overuse, said Dr. John Diehl, a family practice and sports medicine doctor at OhioHealth's McConnell Spine, Sport & Joint Physicians group. (gainesville.com)
  • Back bends cause the back to pinch, making the spine vulnerable to injuries such as spasms and pinched nerves. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • When athletes either overstride or change direction at accelerated pace, pulling or tearing muscles, tendons, and ligaments in the shoulder and back with excessive force, injury occurs. (medic8.com)
  • If injury occurs on track, athletes should stop the activity to protect the affected shoulder or back, rest, apply ice, compress the region with a sling or bandage, or make use of a stretcher in the case of back injury. (medic8.com)
  • If your doctor has just issued a diagnosis of jersey finger, he's not referring to an obscene gesture but rather to an athletic injury that occurs when a finger is forcibly extended, such as a finger catching on an opponent's jersey. (lifescript.com)
  • Baseball finger (or mallet finger) is an injury that commonly occurs at the beginning of the baseball season. (lifescript.com)
  • The problem is even more serious when an injury occurs in high school or college level sports because the sports are so much more competitive. (thenortherner.com)
  • Often, the injury occurs when someone or something falls on the back of the calf while that leg's knee and tips of the toes are touching the ground. (wikipedia.org)
  • dislocations
  • Fractures or dislocations of the lower back vertebrae called Spondylolisthesis are also common in athletic sports where the back becomes stiff and tightens the hamstrings, causing shooting pains through the buttocks, down the thighs. (medic8.com)
  • predisposition
  • However, physical requirements vary widely between different types of activity and predisposition to injury due to anatomical or biomechanical factors seems to be characteristic for each type of exercise. (springer.com)
  • Sports
  • Trained sports professionals and physiotherapists can help athletes learn how to reduce knee injury. (medic8.com)
  • Injuries to the back and shoulders can be prevented if athletes follow an exercise pattern to strengthen the muscles and to apply healthy athletic movement technique, designed specifically by a physiotherapist or sports professional. (medic8.com)
  • Patients, students, and physicians all look to Emory Sports Medicine for advanced treatments for orthopaedic and sports medicine injuries. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Along with surgical and non-surgical treatment of specific injuries, Emory Sports Medicine also offers the latest advanced diagnostic procedures. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Emory Sports Medicine specializes in treating all shoulder injuries. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Fractures of the metacarpals (the bones in your hand just before your knuckles) and your phalanges (the bones between the joints of your fingers) are also common sports injuries. (lifescript.com)
  • DeQuervain's syndrome is a common injury in racquet sports and in athletes who use a lot of wrist motion, especially repetitive rotating and gripping. (lifescript.com)
  • Extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) tendonitis is another common sports-related closed tendon injury. (lifescript.com)
  • If you're as passionate about exercise as I am, you've probably experienced some form of sports injury at some point in your life, and you know all too well just how debilitating and frustrating it can be to recover from it. (mercola.com)
  • According to Dr. Suken Shah, a doctor with Kids Health, there have been 775,000 sports-related injuries in youth sports since 2000, with over a quarter of them being serious. (thenortherner.com)
  • According to the latest study conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), more than 1.9 million individuals had a sports-related injury that was treated in the recent years. (drbadia.com)
  • Sports medicine experts say that's why it's important to learn how to prevent injuries and look beyond your medicine cabinet to treat some of the most common sports injuries. (gainesville.com)
  • A lot of injuries happen within the first few months of a person taking up a new activity," said Dr. James Borchers, director of sports medicine at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center. (gainesville.com)
  • People should seek medical treatment for serious injuries, but can manage many sports injuries themselves, experts say. (gainesville.com)
  • Baptist Sports Medicine is the exclusive health care provider to the Tennessee Titans, Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association and Lipscomb University. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, Baptist Sports Medicine managing director Trent Nessler headed a research team to evaluate screening tests and evaluate their predictive value for athletic injury when used as a pre-assessment tool. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other products containing chloroethane are used to ease sports injuries, similar to ice pack therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Turf toe is named from the injury being associated with playing sports on rigid surfaces such as artificial turf and is a fairly common injury among professional American football players. (wikipedia.org)
  • The injury can be debilitating for athletes of many sports who need to accelerate, quickly change direction, or jump. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is no combined safety standard applicable to multiple situations, such as for playground surfaces, sprung floors, or use in old-age centers, but a specification that conforms to a minimum sports or dance standard should be adequate to prevent serious injuries (e.g., broken bones) for children falling from 2 ft (0.61 m), as from a toddlers table, or hip injuries in the elderly. (wikipedia.org)
  • athlete
  • A doctor should do a physical examination of the knee to identify the exact injury and talk with the athlete to understand how it occurred and the athlete's medical history. (medic8.com)
  • Often physiotherapy is used as an option to rehabilitate the injured shoulder or back, and to teach the athlete how to reduce risk of injury and strengthen muscles during exercise. (medic8.com)
  • These injuries can often be prevented and treated to a large degree by the athlete him or herself. (articleinsider.com)
  • As a student at Northern Kentucky University, I would like to inform all student athletes about the recent increase in student athlete injuries. (thenortherner.com)
  • physicians
  • Our physicians are nationally recognized leaders in their surgical field, helping to initiate and design the latest shoulder-injury procedures. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • tendon
  • A common injury of the tendon is called tendonitis, an irritation of the tissue. (lifescript.com)
  • Critical Utility of Traditional and New Tests in the Diagnosis of New Bicep Tendon Injuries in Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior Lesions in the Shoulder. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscles
  • The knee is a complex joint in the leg consisting of a combination of bones (femur, fibula, tibia, patella), four ligaments to stabilize the knee, tendons attaching muscles to the bones of the knee joint, muscles (quadriceps) allowing athletic movement, cartilages (menisci) padding the knee cap to cushion force, nerves, and blood vessels. (medic8.com)
  • A diet not conducive to athletic activity may also weaken muscles causing damage. (medic8.com)
  • prevent
  • The usual PRICE treatment is applied in all cases to prevent further injury by stopping the athletic activity, to rest the leg, to apply ice to the injured spot, to compress the knee region with a bandage for support, and to keep the leg raised to reduce pressure on the knee. (medic8.com)
  • It has been shown that injury rates in athletes can be decreased by modifying coaching and efforts to prevent injuries can therefore be recommended. (springer.com)
  • Wrapping joints with tape or neoprene braces before activity can limit their range of motion and help to prevent injuries that result from excessive and improper movements. (articleinsider.com)
  • Simple exercises can help strengthen weak points to help prevent injuries from occurring in the first place. (mercola.com)
  • athletics
  • Covers principles and procedures for the recognition and management of injuries and disorders in physical activity, athletics and sport programs. (unb.ca)
  • evaluate
  • It is important that an upper extremity specialist evaluate these injuries, as recovery of full wrist and hand range of motion is often difficult. (drbadia.com)
  • risk of injury
  • Junior (15 to 16 years) and senior athletes seem to be at a higher risk of injury in many types of sport. (springer.com)
  • Men are, however, more likely to participate in vigorousexercise and sport and it is not known if men are at a generally higher risk of injury when the exposure is taken into account. (springer.com)
  • Previous injuries may necessarily not cause a repetition of injury if treated adequately, but certain individuals may be at a higher risk of injury due to injury-prone biological characteristics. (springer.com)
  • Engaging in any exercise or fitness program involves the risk of injury. (mercola.com)
  • Ballet dancers are at a high risk of injury due to the demanding technique of ballet. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ballet dancers increase their risk of injury if they start training earlier than the age of ten. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the ballet dancer is properly trained, the dancer will decrease their risk of injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • anterior
  • This test is one of the three major tests for assessing anterior cruciate injury or laxity, the other two being the anterior drawer and Lachman test. (wikipedia.org)
  • painful
  • But we often never fully appreciate how much we use them - until we've suffered an injury or painful condition in the area. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Breaking a fall with the palm of your hand or taking a spill on the slopes with your hand strapped to a ski pole, could leave you with a painful thumb injury. (lifescript.com)
  • activity
  • Each type of activity has its characteristic injury profile and degree of risk and the type of injuries vary widely. (springer.com)
  • In addition major exposure to injury in a state of high life stress should be avoided in any type of physical activity. (springer.com)
  • Other causes are not warming up properly before athletic activity, not following recommended exercise patterns, or not drinking enough fluid causing muscle stiffness. (medic8.com)
  • Exercises
  • The upper body of a ballet dancer is prone to injury because choreography and class exercises requires them to exert energy into contorting their backs and hips. (wikipedia.org)