A 14 year old female volleyball player was performing lateral slides when she experienced a single sharp pop in her left hip. She had immediate pain, fell and was unable to bear weight. She was placed on crutches and examined the following day. At that time she was still unable to bear weight but had no associated back pain or radicular symptoms.
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and the medial collateral ligament (MCL) are the most often injured, but the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and the lateral collateral ligament (LCL) can also be injured. Cruciate ligament injuries don't always cause pain, but typically cause a loud "pop."
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Complete dislocation of the hip joint is a very rare hip injury; most commonly seen in high-speed car crashes. However, hip subluxations , an injury where the ball of the ball-and-socket hip joint is pushed part of the way out of the joint, are being recognized as a possible cause of hip pain in athletes.
Hip pointer injuries are common in athletes who play contact sports, such as football and hockey. It can also happen to volleyball players or other athletes who often fall on their hip or side. You can reduce the risk of a hip pointer by wearing proper protective gear while playing sports.
Volleyball Injuries. UR Medicine is a proud participant in the Stop Sports Injury Campaign. To help keep kids in the game for life, STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) targets the sports that have the highest rates of overuse and trauma injuries.
Volleyball-related back pain can come either from leaning forward (passing or following through on a serve/hit) or leaning back (setting or initiating a serve/hit). Pain that is more with leaning forward could cause issues with the discs between the bones of the lower spine. Pain leaning back could lead to stress injuries of the bones or joints.
Many volleyball injuries can be prevented by following proper training guidelines and these tips: Use proper strength training techniques for the lower back, shoulders, and legs. Use an external ankle support, such as an ankle brace or taping, to prevent the ankle from rolling over, especially if you have had a prior sprain.