Bill Norris is now in his forty-third year in professional tennis. He is the founding father of the ATP Sports Medicine Committee and in addition to caring for the players on the ATP World Tour he served as Administrator of Medical Services. He was honored by the International Tennis Hall of Fame for his contributions to the game of tennis.
How has physiotherapy changed/progressed since you retired?
BILL NORRIS: More new research learned in spine rehabilitation and elbow injury protocols. Newer rese-arch in use of super pulsed therapeutic low level laser application.
What are the more common injuries today compared to then?
BN: More occurrence of the high ankle sprains.
Do you notice a rise in injuries?
BN: Yes. Players are playing more and not spending more time to recover.