Sports Injuries

Chest and abdomen injuries

There are certain injuries that can occur to the chest and abdomen during sport. Often these injuries are contusions (bruises) but many other injuries such as abdominal pain and sports hernia can occur. Find more information on chest and abdominal sports injury treatment, prevention and recovery here.

Lower abdominal strain

This strain usually has a gradual onset and is commonly found in sports that require twisting and turning, such as rugby. Play may continue through the injury, but it becomes progressively more troublesome.

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Adrian Rotunno is a medical doctor in the Sports & Exercise Medicine fellowship at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, and qualified physiotherapist. Team physician for Dimension Data pro-cycling, and Boland Rugby. Special interests include endurance sport, in particular cycling, as well as contact sports.

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