Here is a “planning for the future” question about knee problems/solutions from a Michigan reader… Continue reading Knee Fix Questions
We have all heard the advice of “drink more water”; but how much is enough? Tom Brady has some thoughts to consider … Continue reading Drinking Enough Water?
Skin cancer is the most common cancer. It is increasing in incidence because of our outdoor life style and failure to protect from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. So, what can you do to prevent getting skin cancer? Continue reading Preventing Skin Cancer
If you are a senior tennis player, you have had a significant injury, played with that injury, and come back from that injury. So how do you feel now? Continue reading Tennis Is Fun Again!
What would you pay to save your own life or that of a friend? For less than $2,000 any tennis facility can have ready access to an automated external defibrillator (AED) that has saved countless lives around the country. Continue reading Saving Lives on Court
What does it take to come back from an injury or an operation? Like the elephant, you need to be able to know you can break the string that holds you. Continue reading The Elephant and the String
A tennis friend has had rotator cuff surgery, is struggling through rehab, and looking for some advice. Plus, do we ever fully recover from joint surgery? Continue reading Rotator Rehab
How hard should you push yourself during tennis or any cardio exercise? Some experts espouse an accepted maxim that may – or may not – be true. Continue reading Maximum Heart Rate
We all know of the need to DRINK during long, hot tennis matches; but what of the need to EAT? What are some of the alternatives for getting much-needed energy and sustenance while on the court? Continue reading On-Court Nutrition
You feel tired. You feel the strain in your hamstring. What do you do? Sadly, most of us “Macho Men” will continue playing and really injure ourselves. What should you do? Continue reading Macho, Macho Man
A Naples-area senior player is facing shoulder surgery and is looking for helpful information on his options. His story is below… Continue reading Reverse Shoulder Replacement?
It is a critical point in the match; so you say to yourself, “If I can win this point, I can break his serve; and then…” WRONG. Continue reading Action Thinking
Most of us have come to Florida to get AWAY from the cold; so why are some paying money to freeze themselves? According to one top tournament player, it is to rehab his body. Continue reading Cryotherapy: Freezing Away Pain
Have a muscle pain that won’t go away and no time to get a professional massage? Well, just “have a ball.” Continue reading The Massage Ball
It was two weeks ago today that I was scheduled to try a stem cell injection to relieve my hip pain; but listened to the strong message from blog readers “to get it replaced sooner than later” and asked for hip replacement surgery instead. Since then? Continue reading Hip, Hip Hooray!