Keeping your Knees Healthy

Hello USTA Mid-Atlantic! I’m Dr. Bradley Butkovich at Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists. I specialize in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy and see patients at our Kempsville and Depaul offices. I am the Team Physician for Old Dominion University and work with all athletes including ODU’s Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams. My Athletic Trainer, Jonathan Hartman, MSAT, ATC will … Continue reading Keeping your Knees Healthy

Preventing Shoulder Injuries with Dr. Brad Carofino

Hello USTA Mid-Atlantic! I’m Dr. Brad Carofino at Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists in Virginia Beach. I am a shoulder and upper extremity specialist. I am excited to be assisting USTA MAS with my services for its members. My Athletic Trainer, Brice Snyder, MSAT, ATC, OTC is available at matches and tournaments throughout the 757 for consultation … Continue reading Preventing Shoulder Injuries with Dr. Brad Carofino

Navigating the New USTA.com

If you’ve tried to go to midatlantic.usta.com in the past few days, you’ve certainly thought to yourself “Hey, this isn’t the website I’m used to seeing!” That’s because USTA has received an all-out digital makeover – not quite the same as say Tai’s makeover in Clueless – but a comprehensive makeover nonetheless! We’re extremely excited … Continue reading Navigating the New USTA.com

Choosing the Right Tennis Summer Camp

This post is brought to you by our friends at Nike Tennis Camps, who want to help you choose the right tennis summer camp for your son or daughter. Summer is around the corner and as a parent of three, I too, am trying to figure out where to send my kids to summer camp … Continue reading Choosing the Right Tennis Summer Camp

Tennis Takes on a New Opponent: Summer Brain Drain

Summer, summer, summertime…time to sit back and unwind…The lyrics to the hit song, “Summertime,” by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince always seem to roll around in my head whenever I start to think about summer. And the lyrics couldn’t be truer; summertime is a time to relax and rejuvenate especially for school-age kids … Continue reading Tennis Takes on a New Opponent: Summer Brain Drain