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Don’t Let Pain Ruin Your Volleyball Game

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Clinic on September 23, 2019

Whether playing competitively or just in the backyard, volleyball is a fun sport for players of all ages and skill levels. The only downside is that like other sports, volleyball does come with a risk of injury.

Given the nature of the game, the most common volleyball injuries likely aren’t hard to guess: shoulder overuse, finger fractures, and sprained ankles top the list.

While volleyball injuries are more common in competitive players, even a casual player can get hurt due to an accident, poor technique or lack of conditioning. Younger players are especially prone to injury.

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Topics: Shoulder, Sports, Ankle Injuries, Finger, MOC, Back

What Are Common Types of Soccer Injuries?

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on July 16, 2019

Soccer fever is in high gear this summer. A new generation of U.S. women’s soccer players triumphed at the FIFA World Cup in July, commanding the attention of young athletes everywhere and inspiring them with their grit, fearlessness, and star power.

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Topics: Sports, Ankle Injuries, Urgent Care

How to Treat Top Sports Injuries

Posted by Midwest Orthopaedic Consultants on November 5, 2018

Playing a sport can be so fulfilling — physically and mentally — but they also come with a risk of injury. Even if you take care to prevent injuries on the court, field, track or otherwise, unexpected events can occur.

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Topics: Sports, Ankle Injuries

Foot and Ankle Injuries: An Overview of Types, Causes and Treatments

Posted by David N. Garras, MD on September 11, 2017

Foot and ankle injuries are common. They can be caused by a serious accident, sports, work, or something that occurs in daily life. If not diagnosed in a timely fashion or thoroughly treated, they can be debilitating, inconvenient and costly. Serious injuries can result in time off of work and the need for significant rehabilitation. 

If you've experienced one or more foot or ankle injuries, learning the causes, most common types, and how to effectively treat these injuries can help you get back to work, sports, and everyday activities.

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Topics: Ankle Injuries