Back and Neck
 

Back injuries result from damage, wear, or trauma to the bones, muscles, or other tissues of the back. Common back injuries include sprains and strains, herniated disks, and fractured vertebrae. It is estimated that low-back pain may affect as much as 50 to 70 percent of the general population in the United States.

Stingers, also known as burners, are common injuries in contact sports, such as American football and rugby. These injuries can also be seen in wrestling, hockey, basketball, and boxing...[Read More]
Spondylolysis is a stress fracture of a bone or bones within the lower back. It most commonly affects the last/fifth bone on the lower back (the “L5” bone), and usually only one side...[Read More]
Lower back pain in athletes covers multiple conditions and can be caused by a variety of injuries, ranging from strained muscles and ligaments to bony abnormalities....[Read More]
A strain or sprain is an injury to a muscle or ligament. There are many parts of the neck that can be injured, such as the muscles, ligaments, bones, discs, and nerves. A cervical strain or sprain is a neck injury that involves the muscles or ligaments of the neck. This type of injury can happen in any sport when there is a collision between two athletes, a fall, or contact with impact to the head. ...[Read More]
"Cervical radiculopathy" is the medical term used for what is more commonly known as a “pinched nerve,” in this case, at the neck....[Read More]
 
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