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Case study: Shoulder injury in table tennis

In this European Championship 2022, there is an incident in the final games. Nina Mittelham from Germany has to withdraw from the competition due to the shoulder injury. What happened?


Shoulder injury in table tennis

Most table tennis-related shoulder injuries are caused by shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tendonitis, shoulder bursitis, or a combination of more than one of these conditions. Most likely, the painful symptoms you are having are caused by injuries like sprains and strains.

shoulder injury nina 2022 (5)
shoulder injury nina 2022 (5)

Another injury is wrist, and hand cut injury.

Karlsson Kristian hand accident injury (18)
Karlsson Kristian hand accident injury (18)

Due to the intense competition, Nina Mittelham has shoulder pain. When you play table tennis, your elbow is the joint that moves the most. This joint is the most likely to get hurt, especially if you’ve been playing for a long time. This is because it moves and moves in a lot of different ways all the time.


How to reduce the shoulder pain

Shoulder muscles are rather big muscles. They need to relax after a tough repetition.

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shoulder injury nina 2022 (4)

A shoulder injury is likely if you play for a long time, overuse a certain technique, or use a technique in the wrong way. In fact, you don’t need to put so much pressure on your shoulder when playing ping pong. Energy is used more efficiently if it is spread out evenly from your center of mass. Shoulder injuries can be avoided by getting better at moving your weight around and getting better at your technique.

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