Archive for April, 2013

How to prevent common volleyball injuries

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Injuries are never fun. Besides the pain and practice time wasted, they may leave chronic lingering effects. Prevention require a combination of rest and healing in recovery as well as strengthening and protections in prevention.

Common injuries include
- ankle spring/twists
- knee twists or ligment tears
- lower back pain
- shoulder muscle or rotator cuff strains
- general muscle sprains

I’ll highlight a couple aspects. They are not meant to be comprehensive. Please consult physical therapists and other literature to gain deeper knowledge.