WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA, September 26, 2022 — Nothing can ruin a great pickleball game faster than a nagging ache or pain.
Darrin Eakins, a former orthopedic surgeon, is disabled but enjoys the social and physical outlet a great game of pickleball provides, so recommends using a variety of techniques to avoid the most common injuries associated with the sport. While they can’t prevent accidents, targeted strength training, stretching, and other basic grooming routines can help keep you rocking.
Before a game of pickleball, a gentle warm-up provides an excellent opportunity to loosen up and get the body and joints in motion before the fast response of pickleball is required, per Darren Eakins. Several brisk laps around the court coupled with a routine of hip circles, … Read More