Whether from participating in a sport, everyday wear and tear, or overuse, many people will develop a stomach pain or injury. Pain can come on suddenly or gradually and can cause an interruption in daily activities. Many times, those playing sports professionally or for scholarships return to activity before healing has satisfactorily progressed. However, this often results in re-injury and long term disability can occur as a result of repetitive injury.
- Abdominal Strain
- A abdominal strain is fairly common in athletes and active populations because this group of muscles is constantly engaged to keep the athlete’s core tight so that the athlete can perform and execute skills using his/her extremities and/or total body. Strong and healthy abdominal muscles only enhance an athlete’s performance. However, injure these muscles, and the athlete will have significant difficulty trying to perform. Read more about Abdominal Strain .