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Avoiding Backhand Wrist in Junior Players with Kayla Fujimoto Epperson

Welcome to Season 9, Episode 33, of the ParentingAces Podcast!

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Learn from Kayla Epperson, Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, about a very specific and common tennis injury called “Backhand Wrist” and how it can be avoided. This is a similar injury to the one Cici Bellis sustained and is finally recovering from as she gets back to professional tennis competition.

Kayla experienced the injury herself in college and wound up having surgery, a decision she now regrets. Hear more when she joins Lisa Stone, creator of ParentingAces, in a video conversation.

For more information and to contact Kayla, go to You can also email her at [email protected].

As always, a big thank you to Morgan Stone, aka STØNE, for our intro and outro music this season. You can find more of his music at If you’re interested in House Music, please be sure to check out his social media channels on FacebookTwitterInstagram.

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