Focus on Pickleball Benefits

Benefits of Pickleball

There is so much negative press about pickleball. How about how great pickle ball is as far as getting sedentary people out on a court and working out? How about it’s cardiovascular benefits? How about the social benefits of meeting friends and playing a sport?

This article talks about the bone fracture risks of pickleball — but I think that we should focus on the benefits, not the risks. As far as injury prevention goes, I would suggest that the surgeons interviewed for this article are correct. Patients should be screened for osteoporosis and learn the sport. However, the most important factor to injury prevention is to cross train and weight lift to improve balance and bone strength to optimize performance for any cutting sport.

Read the article: Pickleball-related injuries are on the rise, doctors say

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