Hip Injuries in Tennis

Before the advent of sophisticated surgery for hip inuries, very few tennis players made a successful professional comeback after suffering from a hip injury. The extent of the hip injury coupled with the post-operative complications made it challe...
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Tendinitis and Tendinosis

  Tendinitis (also Tendonitis) and Tendinosis Tendons are the body’s tissue that connect muscles to bones. When inflammation occurs, and the immune system reacts, you may develop Tendonitis. Tendonitis is cellular irritation of the tendons...
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Spinal Stenosis

  Spinal Stenosis Spinal Stenosis is a narrowing or constricting of the cervical or lumbar column. This condition produces pressure on the spinal cord and nerve roots that flows through the spinal canal. Spinal Stenosis generally affects i...
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Radiculopathy

  Radiculopathy Radiculopathy, also known as “Pinched Nerve” is the irritation and inflammation of a “compressed” / damaged nerve root near the vertebrae. A nerve root is significant as it sends signals into the brain to invoke sp...
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Degenerative Disc Disease

  Degenerative Disc Disease Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is a common disorder of the cervical and lumbar spine that causes back pain. This condition refers to the gradual deterioration of discs between the vertebrae that ultimately caus...
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ACL Tears, PCL Tears, and Meniscus Tears

  ACL Tears, PCL Tears, and Meniscus Tears An ACL tear is the tearing of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, which connects the upper leg bone (femur) and lower leg bone (shin). A PCL tear is a tear of the Posterior Cruciate Ligament, which is...
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Back Pain

  Back Pain The vertebrae between the thoracic vertebrae and sacrum allow movement and flexibility of the back region. Pain in the back may range from a dull and constant ache to a sudden and sharp pain. Acute pain in this area has a sudden...
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Hip Pain

  Hip Pain The hip is the joint connecting the femur and the gluteal region, and its main purpose is to give you balance and posture during physical activities. When this muscle-covered region of the body is injured, even simple activities s...
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Knee Pain

Knee Pain The knee connects the upper and lower leg, and is the joint between the femur and the tibia, and the femur and the patella. The largest joint in the body, the knee works as a hinge mechanism (in the same way a door hinge allows for the m...
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