• Badminton Injuries

    Recent statistics reveal that badminton injuries occur at a rate of roughly 2.9 per 1000 playing hours. This means most committed badminton players will experience injury several times throughout their badminton career. As badminton is not a contact sport, most injuries tend to occur as a result of overuse. The speed and intensity of badminton means that there are a number of rapid and repetitive movements required by the player. Over time, these repeated actions place strain on the tissues and joints, potentially leading to injury.

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    Carl Petersen, BPE, BScPT, talks about Treating Wrist Injuries in Badminton
    Carl Petersen, BPE, BScPT, talks about Treating Wrist Injuries in Badminton
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    Carl Petersen, BPE, BScPT, talks about badminton and piriformis syndrome.
    Carl Petersen, BPE, BScPT, talks about badminton and piriformis syndrome.
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    Carl Petersen, BPE, BScPT, talks about badminton and tibial stress syndrome.
    Carl Petersen, BPE, BScPT, talks about badminton and tibial stress syndrome.
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    Carl Petersen, BPE, BScPT, talks about badminton and plantar fasciitis.
    Carl Petersen, BPE, BScPT, talks about badminton and plantar fasciitis.
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    Dr. Kate Hays, Ph.D, C.Psych, Clinical Sports Psychologist, discusses the benefits of sports psychology for all types of athletes.
    Dr. Kate Hays, Ph.D, C.Psych, Clinical Sports Psychologist, discusses the benefits of sports psychology for all types of athletes.
  • Clicking Wrist Injuries in Badminton

    Wrist injuries can be common in badminton just because of the speed of the wrist movement as they're flicking the shuttle cock. Wrist tendonitis can affect any of the muscles that run from the forearm up into the hand because they form tendons in this region here. Because of the nature of the forehand and backhand strokes, you'll get some over use in those tendons and those muscles.

                                 

    A player will develop some swelling. There may also be redness over the area and it will be quite painful to touch. If you suspect you have wrist tendonitis, obviously you're going to want to follow the PRICE or the RICE principle in the first 24 to 48 hours. That means applying ice to the area on a regular basis by utilizing an ice pack or some other form of cold implement. If you have questions about wrist tendonitis in badminton, contact your local physiotherapist. Presenter: Mr. Carl Petersen, Physiotherapist, Vancouver, BC

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  • Treating Wrist Injuries in Badminton

    Wrist injuries can be common in badminton just because of the speed of the wrist movement as they're flicking the shuttle cock. Wrist tendonitis can affect any of the muscles that run from the forearm up into the hand because they form tendons in this region here. Because of the nature of the forehand and backhand strokes, you'll get some overuse in those tendons and those muscles, you'll develop some swelling. There may also be redness over the area and it will be quite painful to touch.

    If you suspect you have wrist tendonitis, obviously you're going to want to in the first 24 to 48 hours follow the PRICE or the RICE principle. So that means applying ice to the area on a regular basis by utilizing an ice pack or some other form of cold implement.
    But what's most important I think is if you suspcet you have problems is go see your physiotherapist.   Often seeing a local family physician or a physiotherapist in conjunction with a registered dietitian and athletic therapist is a great option to take control of this condition. Smart Food Now and exercise is also optominal for overall health. Presenter: Mr. Carl Petersen, Physiotherapist, Vancouver, BC

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