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I'm a volleyball player and have had a shoulder injury for a while now. Anytime i swing in a game, it pains as if the ball has removed from the socket?
Need Exam: A number of possibilities but at the top at your age and with your description is impingement syndrome (rotator cuff injury) and should be evaluated soon in order to preserve your level of functioning and prevent further injury. See a good sports medicine or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
See your doc: Your physician can help to figure out whether the injury is bone related or soft tissue and whether a specialist is needed. ...Read more
I rolled my ankle at volleyball and cont'd to play I then re rolled it twice the day after and con't for the day. What are injuries and doctor or no?
I have injury in volleyball in my leg has this deal bruise in I can't see it but I now it is there?
If it is painful: have a doctor check itGet a more detailed answer ›
Will continuing to play volleyball on a minor high ankle sprain exacerbate the injury and force me to have surgery?
See below : For any injury, the best course is the riice mnemonic ( rest, ice, ibuprofen, compression and elevation). The more you play on the ankle before it is completely healed, the more likely you are to worsen the injury and increase the likelihood of a permanent disability. As for surgery, that depends on the injury. For any ligamentous injury, recuperation time can be a long time - 1 to 2 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical health: There is evidence that physical exercise (which includes volleyball) can have a beneficial impact on one's psychological health. However, would encourage you to consult your physician should you have concerns about your physical and/or emotional well-being to discuss indication (or lack thereof) for management and available management alternatives. ...Read more
I found out my teammate on the volleyball team is cutting herself. What can I do to help her? Who should I tell?
Seek medical help: Assuming that your teammate is an adult, you can only urge her to see medical help & counseling. Offer to accompany her to see Family Doc & Psychiatrist. Check out http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/features/cutting-self-harm-signs-treatment & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/self-injury/home/ovc-20165425. ...Read more
Very Tall: Here are the heights of some of the american team players. I don’t think any are girls. I believe all are women. I don't think they are normal - i think they are extraordinary. Volleyball: k.Walsh – 6’3’’, may- treanor – 5’9’’, j. Kessy – 6’0”, a. Ros- 6’1”. Basket ball: t. Catching- 6’1”, s. Cash- 6’1”, l. Whalen- 5’9”, s. Bird- 5’9”, m. Moore – 6’0”, c. Parker- 6’4”, d. Taurasi- 6’0”. ...Read more
Natural healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. It will reduce quickly. ...Read more
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