Handball has always been a high impact sport but over the years it has developed into a sport characterized by a noticeable increase in speed, intensity and force – with more injuries as a result. In Rehband’s “Complete Guide – The 11 Most Common Injuries In Handball” you can learn about the most common injuries in handball today. What are the causes and symptoms, and what can you do to prevent injuries and alleviate pain if you’re affected? This article is focused on Osgood-Schlatter disease.
An overstraining and inflammation of the patellar tendon’s attachment on the lower leg (growth area) that occurs when the effort has been more than the body can handle. Mainly affects boys aged 10-16 but also occurs in girls who do a lot of sport. The injury heals of its own accord and the prognosis is good, but the healing period can extend over several years.
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