Top 5 Badminton Injuries

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  1. Uncle tan

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    it's very useful... should be a sticky!
     
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    Thanks for this thread, Uncle Tan. Stickied! On the subject of Achilles tendonitis and recovery, here are some nice videos to watch while laying up in bed with busted tendons! This is the first of a series of 4... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwMebcSUdgw
     
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    I wish that I knew about these common injuries earlier. I always used to think that an ankle sprain wasn't a big deal until I experienced it myself recently... I couldn't actually walk the day after I did it :eek: Luckily it's healing quite well now but I'll be a lot more careful in the future, and now I know what to do if it happens again unlike before.
     
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    My physiotherapist says shoulder injuries are very common for those who work in front of the desk a lot and is worsen by improper techniques. I was one of them. Proper techniques will greatly reduce the chances of it, but too much desk work will weaken the shoulder muscles, so it becomes an evil cycle.

    As noted, physiotherapy helps, but only in minor cases. Best is to seek help early and practise proper techniques.

    If you work in front of the desk a lot like me, it is also advisable to do the exercises your physiotherapist recommends conscientiously, particularly if you play a few times per week. That's the best prevention against such injuries.
     
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    I would also like to add that with age our flexibility declines, and this can place the shoulder/delt area under more stress than if we keep up with our stretching.

    Us "old people" need to stay loose! ;)
     
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    Im suffering shoulder pain right now. It's the back shoulder muscle.

    Hopefully this is temporary. Transition phase after changing from t200 to vt80.
     
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    A short story from my side:
    I had both of my ankles sprained.

    My left one back in 2004 when I played tennis.
    It took me 12 weeks to recover because of wrong advise from my doctor.
    They taped my ankle twice for like 8 weeks on and after that I had to rest for another 4 weeks before I could start playing tennis again.
    I still had to play with a simple brace as otherwise I would still have had some pains after games.
    Also with long walks I had to wear a brace since the pain sometimes came back.
    It took me six to seven years before I could walk and sport without any brace and have no pain anymore.

    In September 2016 I sprained my right ankle during my first badminton competition (first set as well).
    I immediatly put an ice pack on it to stop the swelling.
    The next day I contacted our local physio since I didn't want a repition of my previous ankle sprain anymore and he told me to wear a brace for 2 weeks.
    After that I had 6 sessions (2 a week) with him, doing different kind of small exersises and building it up to jumping exersises and 10 minute interval runs on a treadmill.
    After that I started again on the badmintoncourt just hitting some shuttles (with a brace on my ankle) and after 3 evenings I felt confident enough to play again without a brace.
    Since then no more pain anymore.

    So my advise after you sprain your ankle:
    Icepack (this stops the swelling and ensures that you can can tape your ankle or wear a brace as soon as possible) , rest and contact your physio so that he can assist you in the recovery process.
     
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    Good advices,
    I had a lot of ankles injuries and like you I experienced different method.
    At the end, my right ankle is a bit fuc***, I had to receive surgery and I'll have to be careful with it everytime I play badminton for the rest of my life.
    My Left ankle, which got the same initial trauma, is as good as new since I've done super good physio work and didn't rest it too long.
     
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    So do you play with a brace on your right ankle now?

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    No I don't. I'm just super careful about it. I use stable shoes, which I change often. I also try to always turn my foot in the right position depending on my mouvement. Once in a while I almost sprain it but so far so good.

    Sometimes I play a football match with friends. And for that I strap my ankle, because I fear people might hit my foot during fast footwork
     
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    Almost sprain?!? You should really be wearing a brace when you play...for protection and prevention.
     
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    I'm trying to make it stronger and it works so far. My surgery happened 15 years ago and since then I managed to sprain it seriously only once (playing football).

    Edit : I just checked and I realized I didn't use proper vocabulary, to sprain an ankle is indeed very bad (sorry for my poor English).
    So in fact what I meant is : once in a while I almost twist it (and during those last 15 years I sprained it only once)
     
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    Is it important to use a supporter while playing Badminton ???
     
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    Only if you have a previous injury at that joint.

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    Not that supporter I mean....one which used to prevent hernia in marathon runners
     

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