Rafael Nadal Gets Foot Treatment Before Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal is rehabilitating at home after receiving treatment on his injured left foot on Tuesday, as he struggles to be ready for Wimbledon. Nadal has returned to his Mallorca home only three weeks before Wimbledon begins June 27.

During his triumph against Casper Ruud in the final at Roland Garros on Sunday, the 36-year-old revealed his foot was “asleep” owing to injections.

It was Nadal’s 22nd Grand Slam trophy. According to a spokeswoman for Nadal, the Spaniard subsequently travelled to Barcelona to undergo “pulsed radiofrequency stimulation” therapy, which is targeted at relieving nerve discomfort.

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The nerves surrounding Nadal’s injury will be “temporarily numb” due to the therapy.

“Rafa has already returned home and plans to spend the next three or four days engaging in routine, maintenance-level physical exercise. He will return to court training later, depending on the outcome of the therapy, as long as it is positive, “According to the spokeswoman.

“We don’t rule out the possibility of a second treatment in the next week.”

Nadal has had a foot disease called Muller-Weiss syndrome for years, an uncommon and degenerative illness that affects the bones in the feet.

“If my body lets it, I’ll be there. Wimbledon is a priority, as are the Grand Slams. “When asked about Wimbledon, Nadal stated on Sunday.

“Yes, you can play it with anti-inflammatories; no, you can’t play it with anaesthetic injections.”