WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For millions of players across the country tennis is a year-round sport, but asthe weather turns warmer, people play more frequently. Indoors or out, at local courts or center court at Wimbledon, fitness is the key for tennis players to perform well and avoid injury.
"Each year, thousands of recreational tennis players
Players at all levels should target endurance, flexibility and muscle-conditioning exercises, and remember to check with a physician before beginning any exercise or sports program.
As a leader in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Kessler offers these general recommendations to help avoid injury.
Despite training and conditioning, injuries, may still occur, including:
Individuals are advised to discontinue play if experiencing any pain, and ice the affected area; if pain persists, see a doctor. In addition, an evaluation by a physical therapist can help assess strength, range of motion, and overall conditioning and an individualized exercise program can then be developed.
For information, contact Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation at [email protected] or 201-368-6074 or visit http://www.kessler-rehab.com/programs/outpatient-services.
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SOURCE Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
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