Injury prevention for cricket

Injury free cricket

Cricket season is upon us again. As proud sponsors of Penrith Junior Cricket Association we want to make sure that all of our cricketers from park to grade stay on the pitch all season and minimise their risk of injury. Cricketers tend to present with a few common complaints. Upper back pain/ stiffness Lower back pain…

Injury prevention and management

Cricket Injury Prevention

We love our cricket. But even though cricket is considered a non-contact sport, injuries can still occur in lots of ways. Fractures and contusions can result from a direct blow from a cricket ball or when diving for the ball in the field. Overuse injuries as well as sprains and strains are common and associated with…

Cricket and Physio

Backyard Cricket: Common Injuries (with tongue firmly in cheek)

As the temperature rises and we approach summer, it’s time to get ready for Australia’s favourite summer past time. Backyard Cricket!  Backyard Cricket makes an appearance at every summer BBQ and it’s wise to be up to date on the latest literature in dealing with backyard cricket injuries. Common injuries to avoid when playing backyard…