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Tennis Accident: 3 Good Gestures?

Tennis Accident: 3 Good Gestures?

Published by Programme B

Who is not interested in playing tennis? Almost everyone, Right! We all know tennis is a physically demanding sport, since it requires you to use every muscle group in your body in concert for extended periods. This is true whether at initial stage or an experienced player. It is essential to keep your body in tip-top shape while creating and following to a specific warm-up regimen.

Gestures to Avoid a Tennis Accident

Some common tennis gestures can save you from accidents when you adopt them while playing tennis. Here are a few simple gestures that focus on stretching and strengthening your muscles and will help you enhance your tennis game, eliminate muscular pain, and reduce the risk of tennis-related injuries.

1.      Shoulder Gesture

Tennis players frequently suffer from shoulder accidents, the most prevalent shoulder problem. When the ball of the shoulder socket and the top of the shoulder blade collide, they compress the shoulder tissue and cause an injury.

If the pain is out of control, you can request a shoulder surgeon. Otherwise, the chest and pectoral muscles must be stretched and strengthened to avoid shoulder friction. By maintaining a strong shoulder blade and rotator cuff muscles, the ball in the socket of your shoulder is stabilized, and shoulder discomfort is far less likely to occur.

Regular shoulder muscle exercise can also prevent classic rotator cuff tear damage. A rotator cuff tear can be caused by sudden overhead movement while carrying a heavy object, such as a tennis racket. Overuse of the shoulder, like during a long tennis match, can potentially cause a tear. Elbow gestures

2.      Elbow Gesture

Tennis elbow is a common accident that has gained wide popularity. Tendonitis of the muscles used to close the hand into a fist, often known as tennis elbow. The pain is intense, and there may be some weakening in the forearm as a result. Avoiding tennis elbow and other injuries is as simple as including light stretches and basic strengthening exercises into your routine.

Tennis Elbow Prevention Exercise:

  • Flexor Wrist Exercise
  • Flexing the Wrist Workout
  • Pulling Your Wrist Backwards
  • Stretching Your Hands and Wrists

3.      A Gesture From Starting Slow

It’s important to ease into the upcoming tennis season with caution. Start by playing tennis for 30 minutes at a time, then work your way up to matches that last an entire hour. The same principle should be used while deciding which stretches and exercises to warm up. Stretch for no more than 20 or 30 seconds, to begin with. Start with no or modest weights when working out to build muscle. Refrain from forcing yourself to undertake workouts and stretches that don’t feel good.

We can surely say that these three good gestures will surely help avoid tennis accidents. If in case of a serious accident, schedule an appointment with our knowledgeable physical therapists if you are unclear about what kinds of exercises are most beneficial to you, as the therapist can get you in top playing shape for the upcoming tennis season.

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