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Gymnastics Injuries Statistics
Chronic injuries: You need to be evaluated to find the root cause of your reoccurring injuries. ...Read more
See below: I would guess, like all other activities, limbering up prior to the activity. The great guitar virtuoso joe satriani has been reported to place his forearms in warm water prior to playing to warm up and limber up. ...Read more
Varies by sport: The most common sports injuries really depends on the sport you play. To prevent injuries, stretch and building appropriate strength for your sport and level of participation. Also be sure to get adequate nutrition and hydration before and after any physical activity. Work with a sports medicine trained physician to develop an individualized prevention program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?
Epiphyseal Injuries: These injuries are more common in children in sports because these areas are the weakest parts of bones and sporting activities have an increased risk of injury. This shouldn't prevent children from being active and participating in sports, but make parents, coaches and caregivers aware that any injury should be evaluated (sprains, strains, falls, hits, etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How effective is shoulder stabilization surgery? I'm a yoga instructor. Multiple dislocations & inherent ligament laxity. What are my odds?
Evidence?: I know of no level 1 evidence that would support this. There is a successful education program for female athlete for jumping and skiing, however that doesn't mean that they are not safer. Men tend to do more 'contact' sports that may be where you are coming from. But comparing apples to apples, track to track; swimming to swimming..Etc i don't know of any research supporting that comment. ...Read more
Bruises, sprains, ..: Bruises, sprains, torn cartilage. The most common ligament injury is a sprained medial collateral ligament (mcl) which usually is treated without surgery. The most common surgical knee injury in football is a torn anterior cruciate ligament (acl). Meniscal (cartilage) tears are also common, often requiring surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rotator Cuff injury: Rotator cuff tears are either partial or full thickness. If the tear is not painful and there is not significant weakness then no surgery needs to be done. Rotator cuff tears do not usually heal naturally. You can get some scarring back down, but that is not predictable. Patients not electing for surgery usually recover with pt, but that is more for partial tears. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I heard Acl repair surgery can stunt growth. Can surgical repair to shoulder tendons (ie bicep, tricep, rotator cuffs) also risk stunting growth?
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