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Mechanical Causes of Back Pain

January 13, 2013
Herniated Disc

Mechanical problems are by far the most common cause of back pain. There are many possible reasons why mechanical pain – in which a specific part of the spine, like a disc, a ligament or a joint, does not work correctly – can occur. As well as strains, knocks and other accidental injuries, a number […]

Common Sport Injuries – Basketball Injuries

October 3, 2009

Basketball injuries are generally defined as either cumulative (overuse) or acute (traumatic) injuries. Overuse injuries occur over time due to stress on the muscles, joints and soft tissues without proper time for healing. They begin as a small, nagging ache or pain, and can grow into a debilitating injury if they aren’t treated early. Injuries […]

Common Sports Injury

August 5, 2009
blog, Injuries

The most common sports-related injuries primarily are overuse injuries. As the name implies, an overuse injury results from wear and tear on the body, particularly on joints subjected to repeated activity. Achilles Tendon Rupture Description: The exact cause of rupture of the Achilles tendon is not known. As with Achilles tendonitis, tight or weak calf […]