The injury discussed in this blog today is lateral epicondylitis, otherwise known as tennis elbow. This is a chronic injury that comes from overuse of the elbow; tendon damage occurs where the forearm muscles attach to the lateral epicondyle of the elbow. 1 Signs and symptoms of this injury are pain on the outside of the elbow, strength deficits when lifting or grasping objects, and radiating pain down the arm. 1,2,3 Direct impact or overuse of the forearm muscles are the more common causes ...
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and the medial collateral ligament (MCL) are the most often injured, but the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and the lateral collateral ligament (LCL) can also be injured. Cruciate ligament injuries don't always cause pain, but typically cause a loud "pop."
This condition is termed elbow (olecranon) bursitis. A common cause of olecranon bursitis is trauma, such as falling on the elbow or hitting the elbow on a hard surface. This can occur during any sporting event when someone has a fall on their elbow and has been described often in football, hockey, basketball, and volleyball players.
Types of Volleyball Injuries. Volleyball injuries are most often caused by jumping and landing. Considering that the ball can reach speeds of up to 80 mph quickly, acute injury can also happen from hitting and blocking. Repetitive stress and overuse injuries are common because of the nature of the sport of volleyball and the parts of the body ...
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Arm pain and elbow pain when hitting a volleyball can be due to overuse damage after playing for years, or a sudden injury from spiking the ball and applying excessive pressure on your arm. Common elbow injuries volleyball players suffer include tendinitis, elbow bursitis, sprains and strains. A Bauerfeind elbow brace and support both protects and helps with the treatment through the provision of enhanced stability, proprioception and medical-grade compression.
Bursitis typically attacks the elbow in volleyball players and could indicate a swollen bursa sac that becomes irritated and inflamed when you hit the ball 1. Common ailments incurred from overusing your arms include bursitis and tendonitis.
Volleyball-related back pain can come either from leaning forward (passing or following through on a serve/hit) or leaning back (setting or initiating a serve/hit). Pain that is more with leaning forward could cause issues with the discs between the bones of the lower spine. Pain leaning back could lead to stress injuries of the bones or joints.
Throwers elbow occurs when there is damage to the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments around the elbow joint and forearm. The throwing motion causes the structures on the medial side (inside) of the elbow to stretch, while at the same time compresses the structures on the lateral side (outside) of the elbow.