Lets hope Andy Murray doesn’t sustain ANY of these injuries…COME ON ANDY!!

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PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR TENNIS INJURIES

With Wimbledon in sight this month I thought Tennis Injuries would be a good topic for discussion. There are many common injuries experienced by Tennis players:

Neck Pain: a lot of quick movements with rotation of the neck are required which may cause pain and stiffness.

Shoulder Pain: Rotator Cuff Tears and Impingement Problems causing pain, loss of movement and strength.

Tennis Elbow: pain on outside of the elbow and loss of strength at wrist

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Pain in forearm, wrist hand and fingers and often pins and needles in fingers.

Low Back Pain: Tennis involves a significant amount of lumbar spine mobility from bending forwards to extending backwards and both often involving an element of rotation which may lead to pain and stiffness

Groin Pain: Muscle strains around the hip joint, in particular the muscles on the insideā€¦

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