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Basketball


 

Basketball

If you think Rip City when someone mentions Portland, you are likely a basketball player and fan. Basketball is a great sport of endurance and athleticism. Arguably, some of the best athletes play basketball. While basketball is a great team sport for aerobic exercise and fun, it has some injury risks. Below is a list of some common basketball related injuries.

Shoulder

  • Separated shoulder
  • Shoulder tendonitis
  • Shoulder labral tear
  • Dislocated shoulder

Elbow

  • Tendonitis
  • Dislocation

Hand/Wrist

  • Sprains (jammed finger)
  • Fractures

Leg

  • Calf strain
  • Hamstring strain

Knee

  • Ligament injury (MCL or ACL)
  • Meniscal tear
  • Patellar Tendinitis (Jumper’s knee)
  • Dislocated kneecap (patella)

Foot and Ankle

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Achilles tendon rupture
  • Ankle sprain
  • Plantar fasciitis

Concussion

***If you are suffering from one of these injuries, or any other injury, schedule an appointment with Sports Health Northwest We want to help you get back to sport.

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Sports Health Northwest, Inc
12672 NW Barnes RD, STE 100
Portland, OR 97229
Phone: 503-747-6376
Fax: 503-530-8406
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