Sports Injuries Sourcebook by Laura Larsen

By Laura Larsen

''Provides uncomplicated purchaser health and wellbeing information regarding activities accidents in a number of elements of the physique, protecting gear and preventive measures, remedies, and a unique part on activities accidents in little ones and teenagers. contains index, word list of re
Title: Sports accidents Sourcebook
Author: Larsen, Laura (EDT)
Publisher: Omnigraphics Inc
Publication Date: 2012/01/31
Number of Pages: 623
Binding style: HARDCOVER
Library of Congress: 2011043876

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It usually occurs naturally, without any SPECIlC PRIOR INJURY IN OLDER PEOPLE (OWEVER THIS FORM OF ARTHRITIS IS “Sports Injuries and Arthritis,” by William Cottrell, MD. org). All rights reserved. UGUST  33 Sports Injuries Sourcebook, Fourth Edition also the type seen after injury. In this case, it may be referred to as post-traumatic osteoarthritis, or wear-and-tear arthritis. Whatever the name, the result is the same—a painful, swollen, stiff, and sometimes enlarged or deformed joint. It can be mild in some people, offering only an occasional reminder of an old sports injury, or it can be severe, causing daily suffering and degrees of disability.

Tendinosis, Not Tendonitis. A tendon works hard to transfer force. If a tendon is overloaded it may become inflamed and this is known as tendonitis. This is a short-term inflammation which responds to simple measures such as ice, activity reduction, anti-inflammatory medications, and physical treatment. Sometimes cortisone injections are given. 22 Tendon Injuries Over time, if a tendon is repeatedly overloaded or if there have been previous injuries, tendinopathy may develop. In this circumstance, the typical features within the tendon are that it begins to split or tear internally, it becomes thickened, it weakens, and a range of chemicals are released causing inflammation.

SPRAIN IS A STRETCH ANDOR TEAR OF A LIGAMENT A BAND OF lBROUS tissue that connects two or more bones at a joint). One or more ligaments can be injured at the same time. The severity of the injury will depend on the extent of injury (whether a tear is partial or complete) and the number of ligaments involved. STRAIN IS AN INJURY TO EITHER A MUSCLE OR A TENDON lBROUS CORDS OF tissue that connect muscle to bone). Depending on the severity of the injury, a strain may be a simple overstretch of the muscle or tendon, or it can result from a partial or complete tear.

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