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Doctor insights on: How To Play Table Tennis

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What are the risks and hazards in playing outdoor tennis?

What are the risks and hazards in playing outdoor tennis?

Injuries: In addition to the risk of being hit by a ball, injuries of ankle, knee and wrist are common. ...Read more

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Could you get tennis elbow playing badminton?

Could you get tennis elbow playing badminton?

Start with RICE: Lateral epicondylitis (aka "tennis elbow") is a common overuse injury to the elbow. In order to treat the pain, i recommend you start with rice, follow with stretching/ strengthening (therapy), & consider couterforce bracing. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone or prp injections. Some people end up needing surgery... http://drmarkgalland.com/category/elbow. ...Read more

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Can tennis elbow only happen from playing tennis?

Can tennis elbow only happen from playing tennis?

No. Can occur in ---: anyone; it may occur in other sports involving a racquet, or in anyone who doesn't play any sports at all. Its from shortening of a tendon in the elbow, where one gets pain in the elbow, from holding things. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a back injury from playing tennis?

What can I do to treat a back injury from playing tennis?

Depends on the pain: It depends on how severe the pain is and it's duration. If it is just an ache and short lived and does not stop you, it is ok. You can use heat &/or ice as well as otc medication if no contraindications. Otherwise, try cross training if only doing one type of aerobic exercise and incorporate stretchiing and core muscular workouts as well. If persists, then seek evaluation ...Read more

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What are some ways to get tennis elbow without playing tennis?

What are some ways to get tennis elbow without playing tennis?

Many: Most patients that i diagnose with tennis elbow do not play tennis. Most often, there is a history of repetitive lifting, or perhaps a specific increase in activity using the affected arm that leads to the onset of symptoms. ...Read more

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I have knee pain caused by tennis playing, how to deal with it?

Need Evaluation: There are several possible causes of your tennis induced knee pain. Without more info a firm recommendation is not possible. But assuming there is no significant problems, then i would suggest nsaid's, ice, and rest. Specific knee exercise may help and you may have to get some physical therapy. If there is a accredited trainer at your club, he/she might be able to show you some exercises. ...Read more

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Why is my right shoulder always in pain after i finish playing tennis?

Why is my right shoulder always in pain after i finish playing tennis?

Rotator cuff: Likely etiology is irritation to your rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles/ tendons that support the shoulder joint. Overhead or behind the back movements such as a tennis serve are classic mechanism of injury. Both inflammation and weakness are typical components and must be treated for complete resolution. Modification of activity is often required. Continued pain-tear? ...Read more

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Can i play tennis with a history of subdural after a fall last year at 78?

Can i play tennis with a history of subdural after a fall last year at 78?

Yes you can: Yes you can if there is no residual effect from the subdural like weakness in any part of body which will limit the use of your muscles in any part of your body. ...Read more