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back injury

injury to the back may affect the bones (vertebral column including the sacrum, also the ilium or the ribs), muscles and ligaments. Sport-related back injuries include fractures and damage from overuse, especially to the soft tissues. Mechanical and postural causes are common and a significant cause of morbidity in the general population. Damage may be prevented by attention to posture, flexibility, muscle strength and fitness. See also ankylosing spondylitis, intervertebral disc, spinal injury.
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LIVERPOOL have omitted Nathaniel Clyne from their Champions League squad, raising fresh concerns over the seriousness of his back injury.
MICHAEL MEEHAN'S hopes of making a Championship return for Galway have suffered a big set-back as he sustained a back injury in club action yesterday.
Farrell suffered a back injury during the summer and has missed all three of the champions' Aviva Premiership victories to date.
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ISLAMABAD -- Yasir Shah is expected to be fit for the second Test against England in Dubai after recovering from the back injury which ruled him out of the opening contest.
In a similar manner it has been asserted that those athletes who enter college with pre-existing back pain are more likely to have symptoms in college but less likely to miss extended training periods and nor are likely to have their rowing career injuries due to back injury (10).
Upon assessment, the medics found the man had sustained a serious back injury.
Johannesburg, May 27 ( ANI ): Ninth-seeded Japanese player Kei Nishikori has fallen prey to his recent back injury by crashing out of the French Open on Monday following a first-round defeat.
1 Roger Federer were shocked on Tuesday following reports that the Swiss will miss the clay court season due to a back injury - a news that was later confirmed a product of April Fool's Day online trolls.
FORMER sprinter Craig Pickering has declared himself "devastated" at being ruled out of Great Britain's bobsleigh team for the Winter Olympics in Sochi due to a back injury.
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Summary: Andy Murray will miss the French Open with the back injury he picked up at .