ON Tennis, the official magazine of the Ontario Tennis Association featured THI’s Dr. Joel Kerr’s article discussing Smartphone Thumb and it’s impact on gripping sports, like Tennis.

“Do your thumbs hurt and are you unsure of the cause? Do you own the latest smartphone device on the market? Too much typing on personal digital assistive devices (PDA) such as your Android Phone, Blackberry┬«, or iPhone┬« and mobile phones could cause repetitive strain injuries (RSI) to your thumbs. Have you noticed that this discomfort has affected your ability to hold your tennis racquet? Has the power and precision of your forehand and backhand been affected by the repetitive use of your smartphone?”

To read the full online article please click on the link below
Beware of Smartphone Thumb

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