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The 5 Most Common Pickleball Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Livestrong discusses how to prevent pickleball injuries in an interview with Robert Andrews PT, DPT, SCS, physical therapist at HSS. 

Summer means more people are headed outdoors to play pickleball. It also means more players are getting sidelined by injuries.

"Given that pickleball requires a lot of quick stopping and going and changing directions in a population that has a higher number of older participants, there are are many opportunities for an athlete to get hurt," explained Andrews. 

"It's important that athletes take care of their bodies to prepare for the demands of the sport," said Andrews.

Andrews explained five of the most common pickleball injuries, and demonstrated exercises and stretches to prevent them.

Read the full article at livestrong.com.