| By Joe Barbuto
In the summer of 2013, a business associate came to my office and I asked him how he stayed so fit at the age of 70. He mentioned that he exercised regularly and he used to play tennis with his brother-in-law, but recently gave it up because his brother-in-law’s knees no longer allowed him to play...Read more
  | By Dr. Charles Ruotolo
Many of us do not have enough time in the day to make an appointment with a physician and then wait for an appointment to treat a nagging injury. Instead, you may think that pain in your knee will just disappear with time. You may be “walking off” that hip problem you seem to have developed, just...Read more
  | By Dr. Bennett Brown
Tennis is a fantastic sport that tests an athletes’ accuracy, endurance and skill. It is becoming increasingly popular as a great way to exercise and have fun. However, like anything that involves repetitive use of a couple of body parts, those parts can wear down and cause pain. The entire upper...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
American Sport Psychology (443)-243-5598 Brandyn@AmericanSportPsychology.com AmericanSportPsychology.com Brandyn Fisher, Ph.D., is founder and CEO of American Sport Psychology (ASP), the leader in elite mental training for tennis players. With a Ph.D. in sport psychology and an extensive coaching...Read more
  | By Dr. Brian DeVeaux
The intensity and requirements of sports have significantly progressed over the past decade. Along with the increase in play has also come a requirement for athletes to participate in strength and conditioning for their sport for both improvement of sports performance, as well as reduction of...Read more
  | By Irina Belfer-Lehat
Eating right doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, it's much easier than you think. As a registered dietitian, nutritionist and health coach, I help people improve their nutrition to adopt new and healthy ways of eating that work for them. What is eating right and how to start? First, find out...Read more
  | By Dr. Charles Ruotolo
The Achilles Tendon is one of the longest tendons in the body, and it stretches from the calf muscles all the way down to the heel. The Achilles Tendon is the string of tissue that can be felt above the ankle on the back of the heel. This tendon is responsible for our ability to point our toes to...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Peak Performance Physical Therapy has been keeping Nassau County on the tennis court for more than 25 years. With four locations and 21 physical therapists, Peak Performance is one of Nassau County’s largest physical therapy groups, offering personal care, while maintaining a direct relationship...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The world of athletics is always looking for new and innovative ways to enhance performance and decrease recovery time for injuries. Most athletes, across all sports, have used ice to decrease inflammation following a performance. Some hop in ice baths for long periods of time after a game and...Read more
  | By Irina Belfer-Lehat
Unlike refined grains, which are crushed, rolled or processed in some way, whole grains contain all of the original nutrients and parts of the grain. Whole grains should be the preferred fuel for athletes. Aim for three to five grams of whole grains every day per pound of body weight to improve...Read more