All About Volleyball Injuries

Volleyball is a high intensity sport that can lead to overuse or acute injuries. Repetitive motions like spiking and blocking, sudden changes in directions, and jumping and landing put players at risk for a variety of injuries. Rotator cuff tendonitis, finger injuries, ankle sprains, patellar tendonitis, and ACL injuries are some of the most common ailments affecting volleyball players.

The good news is that many of these injuries can be prevented. Focused strength training on the lower back, shoulders, and legs, as well as wearing knee or ankle braces can reduce a player's chance of injury.

Common Volleyball Injuries

Learn about and protect yourself from these common volleyball injuries. By knowing about injuries, the symptoms, causes and rehabilitation, you will be able to address any injuries as soon as they happen and get back on the court faster.

4 Stretches Volleyball Players Should Do to Prevent Ankle Injuries

Improving the range of motion for your ankle and strengthening the surrounding muscles and ligaments can help prevent ankle sprains and injuries. Incorporate these 4 stretches every week.

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