Tag Archives: sports injury
16-Year Old High School Football Player With a Right Hamstring Tear
A 16-year old male high school football player reported to BTF with right hamstring area pain. He said he was sprinting at football practice and felt a “pulling sensation” in the right hamstring area and felt immediate pain. He said it felt like the hamstring muscle was “balled up” and was “very tight’. During an … Continue reading 16-Year Old High School Football Player With a Right Hamstring Tear
Do You Have Ankle Pain?
If you have ankle pain, then this article will help you understand what is wrong and what you can do to fix it. Though there are many ways you can injure your ankle, the most common injuries are: Ankle Sprain Ankle Fracture Ankle Impingement Ankle Sprain The most common injury to the ankle is a … Continue reading Do You Have Ankle Pain?
NSAIDs a Bad Choice For Your Injury?
What is an NSAID? Ibuprofen is the most popular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) in North America. It is commonly prescribed in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and it is estimated that more than 30 million people take NSAIDs daily for a variety of conditions ranging from headaches to low back pain. There are so many … Continue reading NSAIDs a Bad Choice For Your Injury?
Main Reasons Why Sports Injuries Happen
Sports injuries are injuries that happen when playing sports or exercising and are a common occurrence amongst athletes and enthusiasts alike. Some of the injuries can be minor, requiring just some rest to heal up, while others can be extremely serious. While not all injuries can be avoided while playing sports due to unpredictable factors, … Continue reading Main Reasons Why Sports Injuries Happen
What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome and What to Do to Prevent It
There are many injuries runners can face; some of them minor, others very serious. One of the most common injuries runners face is called Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS), which affects the knee. ITBS is the inflammation of the iliotibial band, which is a fibrous tissue that runs down the outside of the leg. It begins … Continue reading What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome and What to Do to Prevent It