Category Archives: OVERUSE EXERCISE

TOMMY JOHNS ELBOW EPIDEMIC

“A new study found a dramatic increase in the number of adolescents undergoing “Tommy John” surgery to repair a pitching-related elbow injury in recent years, outstripping growth among major league pitchers. The study, performed by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), was published in the January online issue of the American Journal of Sports […]

TOO MANY KNEE INJURIES ARE LOCO MOTION

The human (Homo sapien-sapiens, modern anatomical cognitive human, created 50,000-70,000 years ago) knee evolved • for forward and backward locomotion, • when in pursuit of food and reproduction. • The ligaments, supporting the knee for human locomotion, evolved like the brake pads on a Ford 150 truck, • evolved to prevent the stress and torques […]

OVERUSE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

SIGNS AND SYMTOMS OF OVERUSE EXERCISE • Inflammation • Tumor [Latin]- Swelling is the most common sign of an overuse injury. redness, • Calor [L] – Warmth • Dolor [L] – Pain with movement, pain to deep touch, 1. In the beginning, after practice or game 2. During practice or game 3. Persistent Pain, all […]