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How To Play Table Tennis
I play table tennis.Many times I lose the matches in which, I am winning and on the edge of victory.Please suggest?
Injuries: In addition to the risk of being hit by a ball, injuries of ankle, knee and wrist are common. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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