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."
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 ...
Lateral Collateral Ligament injury is often associated with trauma and forceful motion into varus. These injuries are commonly associated with a fracture or subluxation at the elbow joint. An Ulnar Collateral Ligament tear or sprain could occur with valgus overload or stress movement from pitching or throwing.
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.
During serving and spiking, the rotator cuff muscles are important in generating the necessary power to move the shoulder. While rarely completely torn in young players, these muscles can get irritated or fatigued with overuse. Often, rest and physical therapy services may be enough to resolve pain.
My elbow has been in pain lately after serving and Hitting. I wanted to know what the cause is and how to stop it. It only hurts when I fully extend and try to hit the ball with a lot of force
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