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What’s to Blame for Tennis Related Shoulder Pain?

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When you hear the phrase “tennis injury,” the first—and perhaps the only—injury that comes to mind is probably lateral epicondylitis, better known as tennis elbow. And while this is a common injury, it’s far from the only problem that can afflict tennis players.   It may not be as rough-and-tumble as football or soccer, but tennis, like all sports, has the potential to cause injuries. Not only does it involve a…

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Committing to Fitness and Avoiding Injury in 2015

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With the New Year underway, there are thousands of New Yorkers who have made a resolution to commit to a healthier, more active lifestyle this year. While the advantages and merits of these resolutions are numerous, a new (or renewed) commitment to fitness can also spawn some unfortunate injuries. No matter what your fitness goals are, getting injured surely isn’t one of them. Here’s a look at the most common sports…

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Tennis and Common Shoulder Injuries

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Tennis can be a great way to exercise and stay fit.  However, constantly swinging a racket back and forth can put a great deal of strain on your body, and cause repetitive-motion injuries. Although tennis elbow, an inflammation of the muscles and tendons of the forearm, is most commonly associated with playing the sport, there are several shoulder injuries closely associated with tennis. Let's take a closer look at 3 tennis-related common shoulder injuries:…

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