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As Tennis Season Opens, Don't Let Injuries Ruin Your “GAME, SET AND MATCH”
Date:4/16/2013

Carmel, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2013

On any given day on the all-year-round pro tennis tour, dozens of hurting tennis professionals are sidelined, sometimes returning to match play in a few weeks, sometimes out with season-ending injuries. “And those are highly conditioned athletes, with rigorous training regimens,” says Dr. Stuart Elkowitz of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Group. “Amateurs who play regularly, and especially those who play seasonally, are at greater risk of injury.” According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, there are more than 78,000 tennis injuries that require treatment every year.

Typical Tennis Injuries and Tips for Prevention
Tennis injuries are of two types: overuse injuries that develop over time and are caused by repetitive actions, such as hitting thousands of serves; and acute or traumatic injuries that happen in an instant and are caused by the running, stopping, lunging and turning that characterize play. The most common overuse injuries are inflammation of the tendons that connect the forearm muscles with the elbow joint (tennis elbow) and of the tendons in the shoulder and wrist. Overuse injuries also affect the knee and lower back. The most common acute injuries are to the ligaments (sprains), most commonly of the ankle, knee and wrist; and to the muscles (strains), generally of the calf, hamstring and back.

“Preventive measures can reduce the risk of both overuse and acute injuries,” says Dr. Elkowitz. “The primary considerations are to conscientiously maintain general fitness, thoroughly warm up and cool down, execute maneuvers on the court with proper techniqu
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