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Pro Tennis Must Address The Injury Epidemic

Tennis Identity—August 17, 2017

Tennis Identity featured HSS physiatrist Jennifer L. Solomon, MD in an article about the rising trend of overuse injuries in professional tennis players. Dr. Solomon said "indeed, wrist injuries are commonplace amongst high level tennis players due in part to overuse —prominently when a players’ biomechanics place soft tissue structures at risk."

"Functional core strength and dynamic stability are the root of force generation and absorption to the outlying extremities; any inadequacy can manifest in compensation and ultimately injury paired with repetitive stress," Dr. Solomon added.

Read the full article at tennisidentity.com

 

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