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For centuries Eastern medicine has believed that pain and stress are caused by stagnation of blood, fluids, toxins and vital energy – Qi.  Cupping  – a process that offers results similar to...

I’ve been wearing the same custom orthotics for many years. They’ve been helpful in preventing knee and hip pain caused by repetitive motion with an uneven gait. Because my orthotics were old...

There isn’t much talk about using in water training for tennis except during rehab but to get prepared for this year’s U.S. Open, 16x Grand Slam tennis champions the Bryan Brothers took to a pool....

 As the sports world shifts its focus to tennis this week with the start of the US Open, sports medicine doctors from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are preparing to provide medical coverage...

We’ve all heard the term choking before. In the context of competition, Wikipedia pretty well sums it up. In sports, a choke is the failure of an athlete or an athletic team to win a game or tournament...

Giving birth is one of life’s greatest accomplishments however, when you’re a renowned tennis player and rely on your body to achieve other amazing accomplishments such as being a world ranked player...

Scorching sun, unbearable heat, strong winds; hour-long matches and practices don’t just take toll on tennis players’ elbows and knees, but on their hair as well. Yet, in the moments of their greatest...

Another reason to do yoga. A new study coming out of the University of Connecticut says that practicing yoga increases protein utilization which leads to the maintenance of muscle as we age, especially...

From food, to health and beauty, we often get samples to try here at Tennis Identity. Here are a few worthy of mention: Caliwater is cactus water (really!) with a little flavoring added (wild prickly...

New Balance’s latest campaign highlights how the goals and values of athletes drive their decisions and guide their journey through letters written to their future selves.  I’m a big fan of...