Contusion – a common sports-injury

One of the injuries most frequently acquired during sports is a contusion, so to speak bruising to the muscular tissue. While most such bruising is of little concern and will quickly resolve on by itself, more severe contusion that involves deeper lying tissue, may be a complication to athletes, causing them to have to refrainContinue reading “Contusion – a common sports-injury”

Concussion – a potential sports-injury

Concussion can occur in the process of many physical activities, whether they are conducted for leisure or for a wage, whether an amateur or a pro. A concussion is a traumatic injury to the brain caused by a sudden acceleration, rotation or shaking of the head. This causes a forward and backward motion of theContinue reading “Concussion – a potential sports-injury”

‘Tennis-elbow’ – a repetitive strain injury

The Tennis Elbow refers to an overuse injury, a repetitive straining of the muscles that attach to the bones of the arm at height of the elbow. Biologically this injury is termed lateral epicondylitis. The so called Golfer´s Elbow, is similar to the Tennis Elbow, however affects the inner area of the elbow joint, whileContinue reading “‘Tennis-elbow’ – a repetitive strain injury”

‘Traumeel’ – for the treatment of sports-injuries

Traumeel is a homeopathic complex preparation indicated for use in the treatment of trauma and injuries contracted in the process of physical activity [1]. It matches, in a broader sense, the symptomatology that may result from the conduction sports. Traumeel is one of the most extensively researched homeopathic formula [2]. Trials and studies investigating theContinue reading “‘Traumeel’ – for the treatment of sports-injuries”

92% of football teams in the German Bundesliga use Homeopathy

In the Bundesliga, the German football league, 92% of clubs treat their players with homeopathic remedies. In particular complex homeopathic preparations are employed in the treatment of the league professionals. About 76% of clubs use homeopathic combination/complex preparations [1]. In the professional sports industry where recuperation time is restricted [2], and players are faced with theContinue reading “92% of football teams in the German Bundesliga use Homeopathy”