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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27544986/-climbing-higher-common-injuries-in-rock-climbers
#1
Dafna Sobel, Naama Constantin, Omer Or
Rock climbing is becoming an increasingly popular sport in Israel with more and more climbing walls being built in the cities and new routes being traced on cliffs around the country. Our account describes the case of a 15 years old climber with chronic pain (without trauma) in the 3rd finger of the right hand. A stress fracture, involving the proximal interphalangeal joint (SH3) of the middle phalanx, was diagnosed. The fracture healed following two months of rest with gradual return to activity. As this sport becomes more common, there is an increasing need for knowledge about the characteristic injuries, their diagnosis and treatment...
June 2016: Harefuah
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27190229/injury-and-illness-surveillance-at-the-international-sailing-federation-sailing-world-championships-2014
#2
Benedict Tan, Darren Leong, Carmen Vaz Pardal, Cindy Y Lin, Jia Wen Kam
BACKGROUND/AIM: The Sailing World Championships 2014 was contested by 1167 sailors in all 10 Olympic classes. Our objective was to characterise sailing-related injuries and illnesses in sailors participating in this regatta. METHODS: We conducted 2 surveys: (1) prior to the World Championships, sailors answered a 12-month recall questionnaire on sailing-related injuries and illnesses and (2) during the Championships, injuries and illnesses were documented. RESULTS: There were 760 respondents (65% of all participants) for the 12-month recall questionnaire (58% male, 42% female), of whom 244 participants reported 299 injuries (0...
June 2016: British Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27183404/imaging-of-sports-related-hand-and-wrist-injuries-sports-imaging-series
#3
Eric Cockenpot, Guillaume Lefebvre, Xavier Demondion, Christophe Chantelot, Anne Cotten
Hand and wrist injuries are common occurrences in amateur and professional sports and many of them are sport-specific. These can be divided into two categories: traumatic injuries and overuse injuries. The aim of this article is to review the most common hand and wrist sports-related lesions. Acute wrist injuries are predominantly bone fractures, such as those of the scaphoid, hamate hook, and ulnar styloid. Ligament lesions are more challenging for radiologists and may lead to carpal instability if undiagnosed...
June 2016: Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26709278/risk-factors-for-musculoskeletal-symptoms-among-korean-broadcast-actors
#4
Moon-Hee Park, Ham-Gyum Kim, Jae-Hwan Cho
BACKGROUND: Musculoskeletal diseases (MSDs) are functional disabilities in the musculoskeletal area that occur when continuous damage to the muscles or tissues is caused by performing a repetitive task. These diseases are usually found in the waist, shoulder, neck, arm, and wrist. MSD is also referred to as cumulative trauma disorder, repetitive strain injury, occupational overuse syndrome, and visual display terminal, depending on the country. The condition is now commonly referred to as work-related musculoskeletal disorder...
July 2015: Annals of Global Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26359842/caring-for-climbers
#5
Charles Peterson, Anthony Ceraulo
Caring for climbers can be a challenge and requires familiarity with the distinctive mechanisms of common climbing injuries. Injuries such as climber's finger, climber's elbow, extensor hood syndrome, lateral collateral ligamentous injuries from climbing overload, and posttraumatic osteochondritis dissecans, among others, cannot be diagnosed if the practitioner does not have a specialized knowledge of the sport and the mechanisms of trauma and overuse that can occur. Understanding these injuries will increase the provider's breadth of knowledge and will bridge trust with patients who climb...
September 2015: Current Sports Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26194501/injury-risk-is-low-among-world-class-volleyball-players-4-year-data-from-the-fivb-injury-surveillance-system
#6
Tone Bere, Jacek Kruczynski, Nadège Veintimilla, Yuichiro Hamu, Roald Bahr
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the rate and pattern of injuries in international volleyball competition. OBJECTIVE: To describe the risk and pattern of injuries among world-class players based on data from the The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Injury Surveillance System (ISS) (junior and senior, male and female). METHODS: The FIVB ISS is based on prospective registration of injuries by team medical staff during all major FIVB tournaments (World Championships, World Cup, World Grand Prix, World League, Olympic Games)...
September 2015: British Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25385168/incidence-mechanism-and-risk-factors-for-injury-in-youth-rock-climbers
#7
Kaikanani Y Woollings, Carly D McKay, Jian Kang, Willem H Meeuwisse, Carolyn A Emery
BACKGROUND: Rock-climbing participation has grown globally in recent years, and the sport was officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee in 2010. The epidemiology of climbing injuries in adults has been examined, but few studies have investigated injury in youth climbers. OBJECTIVE: To examine the incidence, mechanisms and risk factors for injury in recreational and elite sport climbers and boulderers aged 11-19 years. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional...
January 2015: British Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24441692/an-overview-of-upper-extremity-cumulative-trauma-disorders-in-pianists
#8
Kristen Belmarsh, Gina Jardin
Many instrumentalists suffer from overuse syndrome due to repetitive and sustained motions required of the upper extremity. Overuse injuries in pianists are frequently caused by lack of rest breaks, deconditioned upper extremities, performance technique, and anatomical limitations of the hand and fingers. This article examines the precipitating factors of overuse syndrome through a case study approach.
January 1, 1996: Work: a Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24313387/swedish-translation-and-validation-of-a-web-based-questionnaire-for-registration-of-overuse-problems
#9
E Ekman, A Frohm, P Ek, J Hagberg, C Wirén, A Heijne
The main aim of this study was to translate the Oslo Sport Trauma Research Center (OSTRC) Overuse Injury Questionnaire into Swedish. The validity and applicability of the questionnaire for studying overuse injuries among Swedish handball, volleyball, tennis, and orienteering top athletes were also examined. The back-translation method was used for translation. An expert committee further developed it for use in a study of injuries in handball, orienteering, tennis, and volleyball. A 10-week pretest was then conducted on 43 athletes, average age 21 (18-31) from these sports, during which time the athletes completed the modified OSTRC questionnaire on a weekly basis...
February 2015: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23135959/sport-climbing-from-a-medical-point-of-view
#10
REVIEW
Andreas Schweizer
Rock climbing, sport climbing and bouldering are highly popular new sport disciplines. An increasing number of indoor climbing gyms throughout the country offer the possibility to perform the sport regularly independently from the weather. As a result a variety of new pathologies like the closed flexor tendon pulley rupture of the finger and syndromes caused by overuse mainly in the upper extremity have appeared and should be familiar to physicians and therapists working in the field of sports medicine. An overview of the most common and most specific climbing related injuries as well as their diagnosis and treatment options with a focus on the upper extremity are presented...
2012: Swiss Medical Weekly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23047280/the-athlete-s-wrist-ulnar-sided-pain
#11
REVIEW
Eiko Yamabe, Toshiyasu Nakamura, Peter Pham, Hiroshi Yoshioka
Ulnar-sided wrist pain is one of the most common symptoms in athletes of baseball, racket sports, golf, and wrestling where there is frequent use of the hands as well as in soccer and running, where hand use is minimal. Compared with all wrist injuries, ulnar-sided wrist injury is a relatively serious condition for athletes because it plays an important role in performing a strong grip and in the rotation of the forearm. Ulnar-sided wrist pain in athletes can be related to acute trauma or chronic overuse. Acute trauma can lead to bone fractures and sprains/tears of ligaments...
September 2012: Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22661041/acute-injuries-and-overuse-syndromes-in-sport-climbing-and-bouldering-in-austria-a-descriptive-epidemiological-study
#12
Karin Pieber, Lukas Angelmaier, Robert Csapo, Malvina Herceg
BACKGROUND: The increasing popularity of climbing activities is associated with a rise in the number of respective injuries and overuse syndromes. However, a comprehensive scrutiny of the incidence, kind and severity of climbing-related ailments in Austria is so far outstanding. We aimed to evaluate injuries and overuse syndromes in sport climbing and bouldering in Austria and to investigate whether the injury incidence differs between specific groups of climbers. DESIGN: Retrospective cross-sectional self-report study...
June 2012: Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22092928/work-relief-ratios-and-imbalances-of-load-application-in-sport-climbing-another-link-to-overuse-induced-injuries
#13
L Donath, K Roesner, V Schöffl, H H W Gabriel
An imbalanced load application of the upper extremity may contribute to overuse-induced injuries of the fingers. Thus, the present study evaluated load-application symmetry between the right and the left hand and its work-relief ratios (WRR) depending on climbing ability and pre-exhaustion level. Twenty-eight sport climbers (age: 29 ± 8 years; body mass index: 22 ± 2 kg/m(2); years of climbing: 10 ± 6; climbing level: 6+ UIAA to 9 UIAA) were assigned to a group of recreational (≤8-UIAA, n = 14) or a group of ambitious (≥8 UIAA, n = 14) climbers...
August 2013: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21618397/a-one-stop-approach-to-the-management-of-soft-tissue-and-degenerative-musculoskeletal-conditions-using-clinic-based-ultrasonography
#14
MULTICENTER STUDY
Manoj Sivan, James Brown, Stephen Brennan, Bipin Bhakta
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: One-stop clinics aim at assessment, investigation and initiating treatment in a single hospital visit. They have been proven to be cost-effective and to increase patient satisfaction in various specialties. The aim of this study was to describe the one-stop approach to managing soft tissue and degenerative musculoskeletal conditions using clinic-based musculoskeletal ultrasonography (MSUS). METHODS: A retrospective case record review was carried out of patients assessed and managed in the musculoskeletal clinic by a musculoskeletal and sports physician over a 10-month period...
June 2011: Musculoskeletal Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21429776/coracoid-impingement-syndrome-due-to-intensive-rock-climbing-training
#15
Volker Schöffl, Hans Schneider, Thomas Küpper
Overuse and acute injuries to the upper body are common in rock climbing. Such injuries primarily affect the fingers; but shoulder problems are increasingly common, especially among more experienced and older climbers who climb at a high ability level. Such shoulder problems are often due to subacromial impingement, shoulder dislocations with bankart lesions, hyperlaxity, SLAP lesions or irritations of the long biceps tendon. In contrast to these known conditions, we describe a case of an ambitious female rock climber who trained intensively and developed a coracoid impingement caused by hypertrophied subscapularis tendon and muscle following sport-specific training...
June 2011: Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20488629/replantation-versus-revision-of-amputated-fingers-in-patients-air-transported-to-a-level-1-trauma-center
#16
Kagan Ozer, William Kramer, Syed Gillani, Allison Williams, Wade Smith
PURPOSE: To assess the rate of replantation versus revision of amputated fingers in patients air-transported to a tertiary care hand trauma center. METHODS: We included 40 consecutive subjects (70 digits) who were transported via air after digit(s) amputation distal to the metacarpophalangeal joint. The primary outcome measure was type of surgery (attempted replantation vs revision of the amputation). Data were collected prospectively. RESULTS: We identified 3 groups of patients...
June 2010: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20048500/case-report-injuries-associated-with-interactive-game-consoles-preliminary-data
#17
Ches Jones, Bart Hammig
The use of motion-sensing video game software has provided users with the ability to mimic movements in many sports such as baseball, tennis, and boxing. Epidemiology on injuries and overuse of motion-sensing video game systems is minimal because the systems have only been available for 2 years. This case series report presents preliminary data on injuries related to the game systems from the first full year of use. Methods included the use of secondary data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System for 2007...
April 2009: Physician and Sportsmedicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19508652/rock-climbing-injury-rates-and-associated-risk-factors-in-a-general-climbing-population
#18
S Backe, L Ericson, S Janson, T Timpka
The objective was to examine injury rates and associated risk factors in a representative sample of climbers. A random sample (n=606) of the Swedish Climbing Association members was sent a postal survey, with an effective response rate of 63%. Self-reported data regarding climbing history, safety practices and retrospective accounts of injury events (recall period 1.5 years) were obtained. Descriptive statistical methods were used to calculate injury incidences, and a two-step method including zero-inflated Poisson's regression analysis of re-injuries was used to determine the combination of risk factors that best explained individual injury rates...
December 2009: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19354334/the-pda-nail-traumatic-nail-dystrophy-in-habitual-users-of-personal-digital-assistants
#19
Malgorzata Olszewska, John Z Wu, Monika Slowinska, Lidia Rudnicka
All-in-one devices with mobile phone, web browser, and organizer are now owned by over 6 million people and their popularity is increasing. These devices are often called personal digital assistants (PDAs) or 'BlackBerry(R)' devices, after a popular brand name of these appliances. The use of PDAs is associated with exposure of distal thumbs and nails to repeated pressure with a frequency of up to a few thousand times per hour and several tens of thousands of times per day. We describe two cases of traumatic thumb nail dystrophy associated with using a PDA keyboard for several hours per day...
2009: American Journal of Clinical Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/18591371/hypothenar-hammer-syndrome-case-reports-and-brief-review
#20
REVIEW
C Timothy Ablett, Laurel A Hackett
Patients with hand and finger pain regularly present to primary care practices. Although a well-known clinical entity to specialists, hypothenar hammer syndrome is an uncommon vascular overuse syndrome that may not be familiar to primary care practices. It is caused by trauma to the palmar portion of the ulnar artery, usually as a result of occupational or sports activities which involve repetitively striking objects with the heel of the hand. In this report we describe two representative cases as well as discuss clinical features, pathogenesis, diagnosis, imaging and management...
May 2008: Clinical Medicine & Research
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