The elbow is easily irritated especially with a sudden increase in activity. Now with summer upon us, many people suffer elbow injuries by introducing new outdoor activities. The best advice that I can give is to start slowly and build the elbow up to intense activity. This way you elbow can get used to the new activity.
The French Open kicked off this week. Playing on the outskirts of Paris, the second round is underway. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic cruised through the first round both winning in straight sets. The summer season marks three of the most famous tennis tournaments in the world; the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open.
Peyton Manning is now the NFL’s all time leader in touchdown passes surpassing Brett Favre. Manning threw the record breaking pass this past Sunday against the San Francisco 49er’s and has thrown for a total of 509 TD passes.
With summer rapidly approaching, the warmth draws us outside and we get the chance to play wonderful outdoor sports like tennis and golf. Unfortunately, with the advent of returning to play, some develop tendonitis in their elbow from over-use and this can stop someone from playing for weeks.