Lower Back Contusion

In everyday life, the lower back maintains posture in sitting, standing, walking; in sports, it has a wide variety of functions. For the throwing athlete, proper transfer of forces from the lower extremity to the upper extremity requires energy transmission through the muscles. Back injuries are very common, accounting for about 10% to 15% of sports injuries. It has been estimated that about 7% of injuries involve muscle contusions. Overall, muscle contusions represent up to 55% of all sports injuries. Fortunately, they are often ...

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