Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries Information Center: Ankle, Hip, Knee, Back, Wrist, Arm, Neck, Leg, Thigh

Hip Injuries

What is Gluteus Minimus Pain & How is it Treated?
Gluteus minimus pain is defined by pain and numbness in the hips and lower body and can be treated with medications and exercise.
Rectus Femoris Avulsion Fracture

A very simple and detailed explanation about rectus femoris, what is rectus femoris avulsion fracture and its causes, signs and symptoms and treatment options.

What is Trendelenburg Gait or Hip Drop
Trendelenburg Gait or Hip drop is actually a deficiency or hip muscle weakness seen mostly in the runner which occurs when the entire body weight falls on one leg and it is that particular leg which requires supporting the full body weight during the stance phase of running.

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Knee Injuries

What is Hyperextension Injury of the Knee & How is it Treated?
Hyperextension injury of the knee occurs when there is excessive force placed on the knee joint and it is forced to extend or go beyond its normal range of motion.
Treatment & Surgery for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis of the knee has no clear cure or treatment, but treatments are given and recommended to ease the symptoms signs which are experienced and to decrease the arthritis from becoming worse.

Coronary Ligament Sprain
Symptoms of Coronary Ligament Sprain include excruciating pain with rotation movements, Tender knee joint line etc. Know the symptoms, causes, treatment- bandage, medications, surgery.

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Low Back Injuries

Weak Back or Frail Back
Weak or frail back muscles particularly the core and abdominal muscles significantly affect a person’s lifestyle.
Broken Tailbone or Coccyx Fracture

A Broken Tailbone is a fracture of the Coccyx. Coccyx is a triangular shaped bone located at the very end of the spine.

Lordosis is a condition where there is an increased inner curvature of the spine. Know the Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Investigations, Treatment, Exercises.

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Ankle Injuries

What Are The Presenting Features Of Peroneal Tendonitis?
The presenting features of both acute and chronic cases of peroneal tendonitis are quite similar with the patient experiencing severe pain on the outside part of the ankle.
Ankle Avulsion Fracture

Symptoms of ankle avulsion fracture are similar to ankle sprain. An X-ray or MRI scan helps in confirming the diagnosis. Understand the symptoms, causes, treatment.

Sprained Ankle or Twisted Ankle
Sprained ankle or a twisted ankle is an injury which occurs when the ankle is rolled, twisted or turned in an awkward manner resulting in tearing or stretching of the ligaments whose main purpose is to help in stabilizing the ankle bones together.

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Wrist Injuries

Benefits Of Wrist Wrap For Bench Press, Powerlifting & CrossFit
Wrist wraps are sporting or exercising equipments that are worn around the wrist and their main purpose is to provide extra support to the wrist so as to avoid pain and injury during heavy weight lifting sessions, bench press or cross-fits.
Tendonitis Wrist or Wrist Tendinitis

endonitis Wrist or Wrist Tendinitis is a comparatively common condition in which a tendon or tendons of the wrist are damages due to overuse resulting in swelling and inflammation of the affected tendons.

Broken Wrist
Broken wrist is often caused by falling down on an outstretched hand in order to break a fall. Its symptoms include sudden pain immediately after injury, bruising, tenderness etc. Know its causes, symptoms, signs, treatment, exercises.

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Upper Back and Neck Injuries

Broken Neck or Neck Fracture
Broken Neck or Neck Fracture usually results due to high impact traumatic injuries like automobile accidents. Treatment involves immobilizing the neck to prevent further damage and/or surgery.
What is Whiplash?
A very simple and detailed explanation of whiplash and its symptoms and treatment options.

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Pelvic, Groin & Buttock Pain

What Can Cause Buttock Pain and How Can It Be Treated?
Buttock Pain is mainly caused as a result of injury to the three gluteus muscles that constitute the buttocks. Sitting for prolonged period of time can cause pain around the butt.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) commonly occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria multiply and extend from the vagina towards the uterus and upper genital tract.

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Lower Leg Injuries

What Can Cause Leg Cramps and Treatment To Stop Cramping of Leg Muscles
The duration of the leg cramps or cramping of leg muscles can be anywhere from a few seconds to few minutes and sometimes longer.
Pulled Calf Muscle
Detailed explanation of pulled calf muscles. Guide to know its causes, classification and grading, symptoms and treatment options including exercise of pulled calf muscles.

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Thigh Pain

Causes of Posterior Thigh Pain & Its Treatment
Posterior Thigh Pain or pain at the back of the thigh may be an uncomfortable condition to deal with. Pain at the back of the thigh may either develop gradually or have a sudden acute onset.
Outer Thigh Pain
Outer thigh pain is a clinical symptom of different medical conditions and is mainly caused due to nerve problems. It can occur as anterior, posterior (rear) or as a lateral thigh pain.

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Arm & Elbow Injuries

Arm Injuries in Badminton
The most common arm injuries in badminton are in the form of sprains, strains, bruises, cuts, fractures, shoulder injuries, repetitive strain injury, golfers elbow, and tennis elbow.
What is Triceps Tendon Avulsion
Triceps tendon avulsion comes under the category of rare tendinous injuries. These injuries of triceps tendon avulsion are not easy to diagnose and requires a differential diagnosis in all the patients

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Finger Injuries

Beau’s Lines or Horizontal Ridges on Nails
Ridges on nails are the parallel lines on the nails that may either run in a vertical way or in horizontal way.
Bowler's Thumb
Bowler’s thumb is a condition which is caused due to repeated pressure or compression of the nerve.

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Foot and Heel Injuries

Toenail Fungus
Know the ways to get rid of toenail fungus or toe fungus using apple cidar vinegar, Tea tree oil, Listerine, baking soda.
Hammer Toe or Contracted Toe
This article explains what is hammer toe or contracted toe, how does it look like, what are the causes and treatment of hammer toe or contracted toe and how long does it last?

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Head and Face Injuries

What Causes Lumps on Scalp and Natural Remedies to Get Rid of It
Usually lumps on scalp are round or oval in shape which is most of the time harmless. There are lumps which can be painful and can be a reason to worry about.
What Can Cause Broken Eye Socket or Eye Socket Fracture & How is it Treated?
Majority of cases of Broken Eye Socket or Eye Socket Fracture happens due to a motor vehicle crash, sporting injuries like boxing or rugby or being assaulted by someone or in cases of domestic violence.

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Shoulder Injuries

Common Rotator Cuff Injuries & 5 Exercises to Prevent Rotator Cuff Injury
Some of the common rotator cuff injuries include rotator cuff impingement, rotator cuff tendonitis, shoulder bursitis (it’s a sac filled with fluid, which acts as a cushion between the bones and the tissues), calcific tendonitis, rotator cuff tears and bicipital tendonitis.
Biceps Tendon Rupture
Biceps Tendon Rupture are of 2 types, proximal biceps tendon rupture and distal biceps tendon rupture.

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