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Tennis is among the socially distanced sports that have been deemed low-risk for COVID-19 transmission. As such, popularity is growing, with an increase of 44% new participants during the pandemic. There is no denying the numerous benefits to your overall physical and mental health from playing tennis! 

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Unfortunately, injuries to the shoulder, elbow, ankle, and thigh are common, and adult players are at increased risk for low back pain and knee injuries.

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H&D was pleased to host a discussion with Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the U.S. Tennis Association, and H&D’s own Aaron Huppert, PT, Cert MDT, about steps you can take to reduce your injury risk and what to do if an injury does occur.

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The interactive hour-long discussion covered:

Tennis injury risk factors

Tennis-specific strength and conditioning program for injury prevention

Common tennis injuries and how we treat them

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Thursday, March 25th

5pm – 6pm

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Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD

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Aaron Huppert, PT, Cert MD

 

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