Tennis

PRP: Magic or myth – Can it really help your knee?

Over the past few years, there has been much mention of an emerging treatment and technology in the field of sports medicine known as Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). Several high profile athletes including Tiger Woods and Rafael Nadal have reportedly undergone PRP for various injuries such as inflamed knees or tendon issues. In the past, this

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PRP: Magic or myth – Can it really help your knee?

Over the past few years, there has been much mention of an emerging treatment and technology in the field of sports medicine known as Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). Several high profile athletes including Tiger Woods and Rafael Nadal have reportedly undergone PRP for various injuries such as inflamed knees or tendon issues. In the past, this

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Adolescents in Tennis – A Few Common Injuries by Nick Wirth

Working in a high performance tennis academy I see a lot of 12-18 year old aspiring players and as a physio a good deal of the ones I meet are injured. The first thing to think when presented with an adolescent in pain is that they are not just little adults. Teenagers have immature skeletons

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