Pickleball is growing in popularity, but so are the injuries

In case you haven’t noticed, several of the tennis courts around Grants pass have been converted into pickleball courts to accommodate the popularity of this sport. Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. It has been declared the fastest growing sport in our nation, according to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association. Exercise and sports are promoted often at Paragon Orthopedic Center, but sometimes exercise can bring on unintended injuries. Pickleball injuries could cost people in America up to $500 million this year. Here is an article from Fox Business News to help you understand the injuries that are seen and what you can do to reduce the chances of an injury when playing pickleball.

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