Rafael Nadal undergoes foot treatment ahead of Wimbledon | Tennis News – Times of India

MADRID: Rafael Nadal is recovering at dwelling after he underwent therapy on his injured left foot on Tuesday, because the French Open champion battles to be match for Wimbledon.
Nadal has returned to his home in Mallorca, lower than three weeks earlier than the beginning of Wimbledon on June 27.
The 36-year-old mentioned his foot was “asleep” as a result of injections throughout his victory over Casper Ruud within the remaining at Roland Garros on Sunday, a win that secured Nadal his twenty second Grand Slam title.
Nadal then travelled to Barcelona to start “pulsed radiofrequency stimulation” therapy, a spokesman for the Spaniard mentioned on Wednesday, which is geared toward decreasing nerve ache.
The therapy means the nerves across the space of Nadal’s damage shall be “quickly numb”.
Rafa is already at dwelling and can spend three or 4 days doing regular, sustaining, bodily exercise. Relying on the impact of the therapy, and so long as it is optimistic, he’ll later return to coaching on the court docket,” the spokesman mentioned.
“We do not rule out a second therapy being carried out within the subsequent week.”
Nadal has for years suffered from an issue in his foot known as Muller-Weiss syndrome, a uncommon and degenerative situation affecting bones within the toes.
“I shall be there if my physique permits it. Wimbledon is a precedence, the Grand Slams are a precedence,” Nadal mentioned on Sunday, when requested about Wimbledon
“Enjoying it with anti-inflammatories, sure; with anaesthesia injections, no.”

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