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Biceps Tendon Rupture

Although acute ruptures of the LHB do occur, they are more commonly the end result of chronic biceps tendinitis. Acute ruptures can occur with a violent force placed on the LHB such as with a fall on an outstretched hand. Another traumatic event, which can cause significant damage to the LHB, is rapid deceleration of […]

Skiing injury and ACL tear

Both skiing and snowboarding can result in sports injuries, but they tend to have slightly different injury patterns. Skiers are more likely to have knee injuries (from twisting motion during falls), and snowboarders tend to have more upper body injuries (as a result of falling on an outstretched hand). There are also many injuries common […]

Clavicular Injuries

Fractures of the clavicle

Fractures of the clavicle occur as a result of a tackle or falling on the shoulder or the outstretched hand. Clavicle fractures commonly occur during skiing, cycling, riding, and contact sports. The fracture is often located in the middle third or towards the outer third of the bone.

Symptoms

The area […]

Scaphoid Fracture

SYMPTOMS

There is localised pain and swelling over the medial base of the wrist. Wrist movement and gripping are painful. It is common in ice hockey, rugby, handball and similar sports.

AETIOLOGY

These symptoms are caused by fracture of the scaphoid bone through trauma caused by a direct fall on to an outstretched […]