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    Hi Brett, i have a Gamma 5003 6pt mount stringer (have had for many years). One of the A220...

    Hi Brett, i have a Gamma 5003 6pt mount stringer (have had for many years). One of the A220 mounting stands has cracked straight through right where securing bolt is. Is there anywhere to purchase a replacement mounting stand (or stands)? Thanks in advance.
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    Grip and Mallet Finger

    Hi there, I had a mallet finger injury last September which kept me away from tennis for a few months. It was the same right pinky finger (i am right-handed). I made the decision to go to the doctor immediately and had to wear a splint for quite some time, followed by physical...
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    Mallet Finger and Tennis

    hey WilsonPlayer, glad to hear your finger healed and you were able to do it avoiding doctors. Honestly, i wish I would have done more research myself too, because now I am being hit with all kinds of bills. Even with insurance it is really adding up...all for a little pinky finger! Yes, I...
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    Mallet Finger and Tennis

    Hey Wilsonplayer, hope you had a good Thanksgiving too! I just returned from the doctor today and had a good checkup. The finger seems to be healed fine and the hand therapy is working properly. The doctor said I should be fine now with no splinting at all. I do have to do hand therapy twice...
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    Mallet Finger and Tennis

    Thats good that you are getting used to the splint. I know how that is, to be honest I could probably put it back on now and it would seem pretty normal. As far as the therapy, its been productive with noticeable improvements each visit. A lot of bending, gripping and strength exercises. I...
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    Mallet Finger and Tennis

    Hey, i just got back from my first appointment with the hand therapist. I felt really comfortable, seemed like she really knows her stuff. The first 10 minutes or so she took all kinds of measurements, like grip strength and hand/finger flexibility measurements. Its interesting, she said you...
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    Mallet Finger and Tennis

    Wow I wish I would have thought of the food service gloves...great idea. I got some good news and bad news from the doctor yesterday. The good news is that the finger appears to be healed fully. I can now remove the splint during the day. Bad news is that I have to wear the splint at night...
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    Mallet Finger and Tennis

    Ha, I knew i should have included "shower tips". That has been one of the biggest challenges. What i did was take a shower cap and put it over the finger, then put a rubber band at the base of the finger to hold the cap in place. I would wrap the rubber band around 2-3 times to keep water...
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    Mallet Finger and Tennis

    Yes, I know what you mean about the typing. After about a week or so, though, i kind of got used to it and can type pretty normal now. I am using a stax splint. It is much simpler than the standard finger splint. Like I mentioned before I've been doing some running and P90x, although I...
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    Mallet Finger and Tennis

    I'm a right handed player and got mallet finger just over five weeks ago playing basketball. I didnt realize what happened, then a little later noticed the ball felt strange in my hand, then noticed my right pinky finger would not straighten at the end. I've been in a small splint now since...
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    Tennis in Detroit (SE Mich)

    Maybe try Farmington Tennis Club in Farmington. I grew up playing there. Nice facility, not sure about pricing though these days.
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    las vegas adult tournament
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    Need some Michigan Colleges for tennis

    You could maybe make the team at Michigan Tech University up in the Upper Peninsula. Its a D2 school for tennis, and as far as I know they don't have scholarships for men. Its a great school though, especially for engineering.
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    Is sending flowers always a good idea?

    You should just TELL HER that you WANT her to come visit this weekend. If she wants to she will, if not then not. If people want to see each other they will make it happen, I don't think flowers are going to make any difference.
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    International Tennis Centre, Las Vegas

    Hi Charles, thanks for introducing yourself and telling us about the facility. I am a local 5.0 player here in Las Vegas and had a couple of opportunities to hit at the facility a few years back when it first originally opened. I know your team has made a lot of improvements to the facility...