Back Injury Guides

Side Strain Side Strain

What is side strain? Side strain is a condition that is typically seen in cricket bowlers, but can affect a variety of people. It is characterized by a tear in the side abdominal muscles, where it connects to the lower ribs. A side strain can happen suddenly, because of overstretching,...

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What is spondylolysis? Spondylolysis is a fracture of the wing-shaped parts of a vertebra, which helps keep the vertebra in place. When one of these parts is hurt or damaged, the vertebra can move forward or backward over the bone below, occasionally rubbing on the spinal cord or nerve root....

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