Sprained Ankle A sprained ankle is a very common type of ankle injury. A sprain is stretching and or tearing of ligaments. (You sprain a ligament and strain a muscle).
Calf Cramp Leg cramps are painful contractions of the muscle that happen involuntarily (i.e. without the athlete intending then to happen).
Scoliosis Scoliosis is a sideways curving of the spine that can often result in an 'S' shape or 'C' shape in the spine.
Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow is a common injury and got its' name because tennis players tended to get it. Tennis elbow is inflammation or degeneration of the tendon of the that attaches to the bony bit (lateral epicondyle) on the outside of the arm or elbow.
Tight Calf A common problem in athletes is tight calf muscles, especially in runners. The symptoms are a gradual tightening in the calf muscles which can get worse when running or improve while running only to tighten up later.
Wrist Bursitis A bursa is a small sack of fluid that lubricates where tendons move in joints. If the bursa is subjected to repeated trauma then it can become inflamed and swollen causing pain in the wrist.
Jumpers Knee The patella tendon (or ligament as it is sometimes called) connects the kneecap to tibia bone. Under extreme stresses such as those involved in jumping a partial rupture can occur.