Physical Training Consultants Haughton LA

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William S Bundrick
(318) 425-8701
2449 Hospital Dr Ste 200
Bossier City, LA
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Benjamin Bang v Nguyen
(318) 424-3268
7929 Youree Dr
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Richard Shane Barton
(318) 212-6700
7925 Youree Dr
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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David N Adams
(318) 629-5555
1500 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Jenness Doniphan Courtney
(318) 424-4224
1801 Fairfield Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Don H Burt
(318) 425-8701
2449 Hospital Dr
Bossier City, LA
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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John Eric Bicknell
(318) 798-6833
7925 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Leigh Henderson
(318) 798-4444
1455 E Bert Kouns Loop
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Lewis C Jones
(318) 635-3052
1500 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Sports Medicine

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Craig Springmeyer, MD
(318) 798-4623
Highland Clinic
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine

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Balance Board Training Benefits Athletes

Volleyball players are at increased risk for ankle sprain. And once an ankle is injured, the chances of spraining it again go up. This large study of 116 volleyball teams presents some ideas for preventing ankle sprains.

Two groups of male and female volleyball players were formed. One group trained on a balance board. This training strengthens muscles and ligaments around the ankle. It also restores proprioception, which is the sense of joint position. A second control group did their regular training program.

The balance training group spent five minutes doing one of 14 different exercises on and off the balance board. Training for both groups was carried out during the 36-week volleyball season.

The number of ankle injuries was reported for every 1000 hours of play. Playing time included practices and games during the season. Players with a previous ankle injury had fewer reinjuries in the balance training group compared to the control group. However, the researchers noticed that players with a history of knee injuries had more knee reinjuries in the balance training group.

The authors conclude that balance board training is a good way to prevent ankle sprains. It doesn't have the negative side effects of ankle tape or bracing. They also note that it may not be a good choice for players with previous knee injuries.

Reference: 

Evert Verhagen, et al. The Effect of a Proprioceptive Balance Board Training Program for the Prevention of Ankle Sp...

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