Common rugby injuries
Rugby is a high intensity sport with muscle strains, sprains and dislocations being some of the most common injuries within the sport. Other injuries that occur include foot and ankle injuries, hand injuries and head injuries such as trauma to the nose, neck and even concussions.
Common knee injuries sustained in rugby include jumper’s knee, runner’s knee, ligament injuries, knee hyperextension, swollen knee, anterior knee pain and a knee sprain.
Hamstring injuries are prevalent in football and most commonly occur when a player is running or over stretching. There are three muscles of the hamstring, the biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus.
Foot & ankle injuries
Foot and ankle injuries are another common injury in football with injuries usually sustained during running, changing direction sharply or direct trauma from a challenge from an opposing player.
The most common hand injuries in rugby tend to be direct trauma to the fingers. Sprains and fractures of the finger as well as dislocations can be treated by our team.
If you are suffering with a rugby injury we recommend contacting our team of experts for a consultation. Our team have years of experience in treating all types of rugby injuries and offer a rapid diagnosis and treatment plan to ensure you are back on the field as soon as possible. You can call our team on 0207 266 6529 or email us at [email protected].