Sports Injuries Support Group

Sports injuries are injuries that are caused by participation in a sporting activity. In many cases, these types of injuries are due to overuse of a part of the body when participating in a certain activity such as runner's knee or tennis elbow.

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  • teachermamarunner

    Broken Fibula

    I recently suffered a dislocated ankle, resulting in a broken fibula. Surgery was performed to fuse the fibula back together with plates and screws. I have been a distance runner for the past 3 years and was working towards a half marathon this summer. Have any other athletes experienced such an injury? 
  • Hi im new to this group support thing. Is anybody else a runner in here?
  • Hello! so im not excpecting any responses but I just wanted to share my situation. 2 1/2 months ago I went from running 50 miles a week getting ready to compete on my cross country team in the fall, to having terrible pain in my knee. My school athletic trainers were good about getting me an MRI within a few days and within hours after that I found out I tore my Lateral Meniscus almost...
  • deleted_user

    Achilles Tendon Rupture Support Group

    Hi there,I am a 39 year old male who on Oct 13 had a full tendon rupture of my Achilles tendon while playing tennis. I had surgery on Oct 18 so I am now 5 weeks post op. Just wondering out there if anyone else is or has gone through this sort of thing. I have been off work now for 6 weeks and will not be back for another 10 weeks. This is one of the most frustrating injuries I have had as it is...
  • Susan17

    Pain and Depression after ACL Surgery

    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post but I just had surgery to reconstuct my ACL 3 weeks ago. I am having a very hard time coping (I already had depression and anxiety) and feel very discouraged because I am behind in my rehab and have no idea why. I do everything the PT says, even though it is excrutiating but still it seems I am behind per my doctor's outline. On top of all this my...
  • jordansmamma

    Question: injury leading to chronic pain

    Hi guys!I'm new to this group but not new to DS -- participate in chronic pain, back pain, etc support groups. So I apologize if you all have already discussed this in depth before, but have any of you experienced sports injury (or just injury) that probably should have not been a long term ordeal, that In fact did turn into just that? Long term chronic pain...and even more than that,...
  • jrk1288

    Stress Fracture

    Hi all, I'm a runner who was diagnosed 3 weeks ago with a stress fracture on the neck of my left femur. Once the x-ray results were back my PCP instructed me to stop ALL exercise, including low impact activities like yoga. I then had an MRI, bone scan, and a consult with an orthopedist. After practically begging, the orthopedist said I can do easy exercise like swimming, low-resistance cycling,...
  • TikiGIrl

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  • MsSlackera

    Waiting for Knee Surgery

    I tore my Meniscus/ACL/MCL rock climbing 2.5 months ago.It had improved with physio but in the past week the pain has become pretty intense again. I am still wearing a full leg brace to walk.I just want to get this surgery and rehab over with. Wait times are so long in Canada itll likely be another year. I still haven't heard from the surgeon to book a first visit. I'm hurting and feel like I've...
  • drzaxis

    Extreme sports injuries?

    Hey gang,I just recently (as in today is Thursday 5/19 and recently is Monday 5/16) got out of the hospital after a 12 day stay following a TBI that I sustained while downhill skateboarding (going 30-60 mph on a skateboard down an open mountain road). I don't necessarily want to get into the details of it yet but the accident was really psychologically traumatic for me and I'm just now kind of...
  • loisdavid

    Does cycling cause vericocele?

    Hi all, I am 34 years old and a little obese too. One of my friends suggested me to do cycling for a healthy living and Im cycling for the past 3 weeks. Im feeling pain in my abdomen and lower back for some days. Today I felt pain in my left testicle too. Is it varicocele? Im thinking to attend a sports therapy treatment from AESM, Toronto ( ). Will it cure...
  • gummey


    I had fluid under my knee cape and them I went to slow down form running to get the ball cuz someone had already gotten it and I fell and a girl tripped over me an broke my foot she like stomped on it and she was not light but not fat either but in the end there were three girls on the floor and they were all on me like a pb and j and I broke my wrist and my mum said that was the end of b-ball...
  • sbellina

    frustrated with rehabbing, looking for advice

    Last year I suffered the worst injury in my sports career. I tore three ligaments in my ankle, had a complete lateral construction, lost my whole competition season, was really freaking depressed, my eating disorder came was devastating. I tried to pull it together, went to physical therapy, pushed myself to get better and focus and go back, and I really thought I could do it. Like I...
  • tryingtobestrong5

    ACL Surgery?

    I just need to know how many people have gone through this. I'm having a lot of trouble getting through this it's very hard emotionally I'd really appreciate any responds.
  • BackToGood

    Support from fellow runners please

    Hi. I'm 35 years old and I have been running for about 4 years now. I usually run at least 3 days a week. I have done several 5k races and I have been training for longer distances. I love to run. I wish I could bottle the feeling you get after a good run and keep it for emergencies. I obsess over it. When I see a runner while I'm driving I get insanely jealous and I want to park my car and run...