Topics Discussed: athletic injuries; cumulative trauma disorders; elbow injuries; forearm injuries; hand injuries; sports; wrist injuries.
Sections: Elbow Overuse Injuries in Throwing Athletes, Medial Epicondyle Apophysitis, Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprains, Ulnar Neuritis, Osteochondritis Dissecans of Capitellum, Panner Disease, Tennis Elbow, Wrist Overuse Injuries, Stress Injury of the Distal Radial Physis, Dorsal Impingement Syndrome, Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury, De Quervain Tendinitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist (Cyclists "Palsy"), References.
Excerpt:"An estimated 20% of injuries to upper extremities involve the elbow, and approximately 10% involve the wrist; the majority of these injuries are overuse type of injuries.14 Sports in which overuse injuries of the elbow and wrist in an adolescent occur are listed in Table 23-1. Also, in racquet sports (such as tennis or badminton) and in gymnastics, the elbow is subject to significant stress resulting in overuse injuries...."
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