Category Archives: tennis elbow

Tennis Players: It Doesn’t Matter "How You Slice It" Corrective Exercise Before a Problem is Better Than After One!

In elite junior players, the overall incidence of shoulder injury typically ranges from 10-30%. 80% of these injuries are overuse injuries. Impingement is right up there as well statistically… Question; can we prevent overuse injuries in elite junior tennis players? Or do we just rehab or surgically repair it all the time? maybe we should […]
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"Orthopedic Surgeons and Shoulder Injuries: Can the Rotator Cuff be Saved with Corrective Exercise and Improved Tennis Technique?"

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons report; “In 2003, approximately 13.7 million people went to the doctor’s office for a shoulder problem, including 3.7 million visits for shoulder and upper arm sprains and strains. Shoulder injuries are frequently caused by athletic activities that involve excessive, repetitive, overhead motion, such as swimming, tennis, pitching, and weightlifting. […]
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What’s Wrong With This Core Training Picture? A Corrective Exercise Specialist Knows

What is wrong with this picture? Read the text…”An Introduction to Core Stability”…an introduction??? how is standing on the ball an introduction? Maybe this wins style points and get a consumer to purchase something, but this is the message that many coaches and trainer have been fighting against for years. Quality before quantity! Master the […]
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Standard Protocol for Rehabilitating Rotator Cuff Tendinitis: What About An Integrated Assessment and Corrective Exercise?

Standard Protocol for Rehabilitating Rotator Cuff Tendinitis What about an integrated assessment by a corrective exercise specialist to find the root of the problem? Ask.com says; “Treatment involves resting the shoulder and avoiding activities that cause pain. Ice packs applied to the shoulder and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs will help reduce inflammation and pain. Physical therapy […]
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Is Maria Sharapova’s Shoulder Really Ready? Did Someone Perform an Integrated Assessment for Her and Prescribe Corrective Exercise for Her?

Is Maria Sharapova’s Shoulder Really Ready? Did Someone Perform an Integrated Assessment for Her and Prescribe Corrective Exercise for Her? I am not so sure about either of those. I honestly have no first hand information to go from, but based on my experience I would say that no one looked at how here body […]
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