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Injury Prevention for Tennis Players

2023-12-19T16:16:58-05:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles, General Information, Physical Therapists News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Injury Prevention for Tennis Players By Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC It’s that time of year again…welcome back Spring ALTA tennis players! The weather is getting nicer out…perfect for tennis! We want you to be prepared this tennis season and minimize those pesky injuries, aches, and pains. Injuries to the lower leg, elbow, back and hips are common in tennis due to the high demand of the sport and the repetitive, quick movements required. You can reduce your [...]

Weakest Link // Tennis Injuries & the Kinetic Chain

2023-12-21T14:46:51-05:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Sports Medicine Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you have multiple or recurring injuries that seem to not go away? Tennis Elbow, Rotator Cuff Tendinitis, and Low Back and Neck Strains are among the most common injuries in tennis players.  Injuries can happen because you are training way too much, you are not preparing or recovering properly, or because you have weaknesses or “weak links” in your kinetic chain.  Tennis players can develop weak links and imbalances in flexibility, strength and range of motion, which can adversely [...]

Recovery Meets Physical Therapy – Managing Tennis Injuries with a Physical Therapist

2023-12-21T14:44:53-05:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapists News, Sports Medicine Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Recovery Meets Physical Therapy – Managing Tennis Injuries with a Physical Therapist Tennis, like many other sports, has an inherent risk for injury. Tennis injuries such as tennis elbow, rotator cuff tendinitis, and muscle strains are common among our youth and recreational athletes and are caused by overuse, overtraining, muscle imbalance, weakness and poor stroke performance.  Overuse injuries happen because athletes are putting in way too many hours on the court, are not preparing or recovering efficiently, or they have weaknesses [...]

Oh No! Tennis Elbow!

2023-12-14T03:40:17-05:00August 9th, 2017|Categories: General Information, Sports Medicine Articles, Youth Sports Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC Is your elbow giving out on you when you play tennis? Do you feel pain whenever you grip your racket, type, text, write, carry something, or shake hands? You may be suffering from tennis elbow. Tennis elbow, clinically referred to as Lateral Epicondylitis, plagues approximately 40-50% of all recreational racquet sport athletes at some point in their career with most cases occurring after age 30. Tennis elbow is a common overuse [...]

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