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stinger

(stĭng′ər)
n.
A stinging organ or part.
A typically transient traction neurapraxia of younger athletes caused by direct cervical spine trauma—common in football—occurring in younger athletes and which may occur with spear tackling and may be accompanied by shoulder depression and lateral neck deviation away from the side of injury
Management Cowboy collar to prevent extreme hyperextension and lateral bending of the cervical spine, neck and shoulder exercise; athletes may return to collision activities when asymptomatic—normal strength, neurologically normal, and full range of painless cervical motion

stinger

Sports medicine A popular term for an injury to the brachial plexus due to abnormal stretching
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