With Wimbledon in full swing, tennis courts across Britain are heaving with those inspired to dust off their racquets for a couple of sets. Far be it for me to rain on the parade but in the next few weeks I fully expect to see a spike in patients hobbling into my surgery with various sport-related injuries.
Tennis is a vigorous form of exercise, and throwing yourself into a four-hour match after a decade of watching from the sofa is asking for trouble.
Luckily, one of the most common problems, the aptly named tennis elbow, is quite straightforward to treat…
FlexiHerb, containing Devil’s Claw, is used for the relief of backache, rheumatic or muscular pain (including Tennis Elbow and Housemaid’s Knee) and general aches and pains in the muscles and joints. For maximum effect, FlexiHerb should be taken daily for 4-6 weeks and can also be taken in conjunction with conventional painkilles, including Ibuprofen. More info here