Posts Tagged ‘Sports Injuries’
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Achilles tendon rupture
It is typical of mature athletes, well muscled but with twin Achilles tendinosis. If it is torn muscle a contraction sharp. It is common in tennis, paddle tennis players, footballers, etc. Read the rest of this entry »
It is a box with tendinitis tendinosis at the height of the insertion of the adductors of the thigh in the pelvis. It is a common injury in soccer players. Produce pain and limping by the movements of the thigh and severely limits the ability to spread my legs.
Usually the diagnosis is made after the doctor’s examination, occasionally need an ultrasound. To prevent this type of injury, it is necessary to properly perform muscle stretches during practice, as is common in people with a lot of thigh muscles but little stretched.
We recommend the same treatment for chronic injuries, which may be necessary to resort to surgery in refractory cases. Read the rest of this entry »
The rotator cuff is the group of tendons that allow us to make the elevation and rotation of the shoulder. The typical repetitive strain pitchers, tennis players, handball players, etc, produced degeneration and inflammation of the tendon. The result is a rubbing of the tendon with the bow layer of bone limits the shoulder top. The rubbing causes pain and is limiting the mobility and shoulder strength.
Diagnosis is based on exploration done by the physician and may occasionally require additional tests such as magnetic resonance imaging. To prevent this type of injury is necessary to strengthen the surrounding muscles as the deltoid, which protect the area from overexertion. Read the rest of this entry »
The general treatment of acute episodes is based on the rest, with or without plaster immobilization, administration of NSAIDS (if not contraindicated by allergies or gastroduodenal lesions among others) and local application dehielo.
Chronic cases require deep local heat, Physiotherapy to stretch and tone specific tissues. Infiltration may be useful.
Sudden braking movements of the head can injure the ligaments that hold together the vertebrae of the neck, causing a cervical sprain. It is typical of sports cars or motorcycles, gymnasts, in jumpers, etc. Read the rest of this entry »
The practice of sport is a great benefit to the organism but, in turn, carries the risk of injury in proportion to the intensity and duration efforts.
One type of classification distinguish acute sports injuries and chronic diseases. Acute injuries are caused by a violent effort and fast, like a chronic muscle tear and are caused by repetitive movements such as tennis elbow.
Another type of classification serves the type of tissue injury:
Bone lesions are, ranging from microscopic cracks to true minimum of the piece marrow blasts
Cartilage is the cover that makes a bone to facilitate bone movement relative to another neighbor. Chondropathies chondral lesions, or involve loss of smoothness (frayed, ulcers) or buffer properties (softening). Read the rest of this entry »