Neuromusculoskeletal syndromes in wheelchair athletes

  • Groah S
  • Lanig I
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Abstract

With the growth of wheelchair athletics at both grassroots and national levels, there has been an increased incidence of sports-related and overuse syndromes in the wheelchair-user population. This article provides an overview of the available literature on the incidence, prevalence, evaluation, prevention, and rehabilitative management of these types of clinical syndromes.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Injuries
  • Peripheral nerve injury
  • Prevention
  • Wheelchair athletes

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