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Offline rodrig

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tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« on: September 16, 2011, 11:06:45 AM »
i am having a tennis elbow, how can i cure this? i dont want to stop playing this game...

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Re: tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2011, 11:49:59 AM »
I got tennis elbow once in high school for a week.  I took another lesson and my pro told me that my forehand stroke was messed up and it "hurt him just looking at it".  I was swinging the forehand and on my follow through my elbow was finishing higher than my racquet head because I was trying too much spin.  When I fixed the stroke it fixed the problem.

When does your elbow hurt?  All the time?  During strokes?
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Re: tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2011, 12:08:57 AM »
after every game ang sometimes during games...

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Re: tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2011, 06:45:21 AM »
Do you take lessons?  Can someone evaluate if you are doing something wrong and that could cause the problem?
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Re: tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2011, 07:11:30 AM »
Scooter's right.
Get your strokes checked out.
And of course, see a doctor if pain persists.

The longer you let it go on, the less apt you are to cure it without surgery.
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Re: tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2011, 10:41:24 AM »
thanks so much for the replies...does a string tension also might cause this?

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Re: tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2011, 07:58:07 PM »
thanks so much for the replies...does a string tension also might cause this?

I doubt it.  Just curious, do you use a shock absorber in your racquet?
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Re: tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2011, 12:19:12 AM »
u mean a dampener? yes i have it in my racquet

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Re: tennis elbow, how did you overcome it?
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2011, 06:47:19 AM »
Yeah, I meant dampener.  Any way to video your strokes and then upload to YouTube or something so we can take a quick peek?  Not sure we would be able to see a ton from a video but ya never know.  A Pro and doctor might be your best bet, but if there is glaring problem we may be able to help.  :)
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