Tennis

Tennis

Principle Four Osteopathy Practitioners have many tennis players attend the clinic for tennis related injuries.

If you currently play Tennis for social or competitive reasons, there is a likely hood that you will be quite one side dominant through your upper body.  Tennis also requires an individual to move in all directions and this therefore places specific physical demands on ones body.

 

Common Tennis Injuries

 

How Can An Osteopath At Principle Four Osteopathy Help You?

  • Your Osteopath will take you through a detailed case history and assessment to help identify the cause of your injury and give you a diagnosis.
  • Your Osteopath will provide you with a treatment and management plan that is appropriate for the injury or condition.  This also includes listening to your goals as a client and ensuring that the treatment and management plan is discussed with you and focused towards you achieving these goals.
  • Your Osteopath may review your technique through video and assess your tennis racquet.  Typically technique and racket grip can play a role in some of the common tennis injuries.
  • In some cases your Osteopath may be required to refer for further assessment and investigation and this may be with one of our Trusted Professional Network of practitioners.
  • Your Osteopath may provide hands on Osteopathy or provide you with an exercise prescription / rehabilitation program.
  • Your Osteopath will provide you with a treatment and management program that educates and shows you how to better manage your condition through stretching, mobility and strengthening where appropriate.

To find out more about how to better treat and manage your tennis related injuries or to improve your overall performance, please call 03 9670 9290 or book an appointment online to see one of our Osteopaths at Principle Four Osteopathy.

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