Tennis Injuries

List of tennis injuries


Achilles Tendonitis

What is Achilles Tendinitis? The Achilles tendon is the large tendon at the back of the ankle. It connects the…

Ankylosing Spondylitis

What is Ankylosing Spondylitis? Ankylosing Spondylitis or Bechterew’s disease as it is also known is a form of arthritis that…

Anterior Compartment Syndrome

What is a compartment syndrome? Compartment syndromes arise when a muscle becomes too big for the sheath that surrounds it…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

What are the cruciate ligaments? The knee can be thought of as having four ligaments holding it in place, one…

Apophysitis Calcanei

What is Apophysitis Calcanei? This condition occurs mainly in active children aged 8 to 15 years old. The site at…

Articular Cartilage Injury

What is articular cartilage injury? Articular cartilage injury is damage to articular or hyaline cartilage in the knee. Hyaline cartilage…


What causes blisters? Blisters are caused by friction from shoes or clothing which rubs repeatedly on the skin causing friction…

Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours

Tumors of bone and soft tissue are rare but can affect younger athletes in their 20’s and 30’s. Osteosarcomata – This…

Breast Injuries in Female Athletes

What does the breast consist of? The breasts are composed of mainly fatty tissue with the mammary glands and muscle….

Bruised Heel / Heel Pain

What is a bruised heel? The heel bone (calcaneus) is protected by a pad of fat. Repeated pounding of the…

Bunions / Hallux Valgus

What is a bunion? A bunion is a painful swelling of the soft tissue, and bone enlargement over the inside…

Bursitis / Students elbow

What is students elbow? Below the tip of the elbow is a sack of fluid called a bursa. A bursa…

Bursitis in the wrist

What is bursitis? A bursa is a small sack of fluid that lubricates where tendons move in joints. If the…

Bursitis of the hip

What is hip bursitis? On the outside of the hip are two bursas. The outer one can become inflammed from…

Calcaneal Stress Fractures

What is a calcaneal stress fracture? The calcaneus bone is the big heel bone at the back of the foot….

Calf Muscle Contusion

What is a contusion? This type of injury is very common in contact sports. An impact to the muscles can…

Calf Strain

What are the calf muscles? The calf muscles consist of the Gastrocnemius which is the big muscle at the back…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is carpal tunnel syndrome? The median nerve is one of the nerves which supplies the hand. It passes through…

Concussion Head Injury

What is a concussion? A concussion is an injury to the head caused by a direct or indirect blow to…

Cramp in the Calf muscles

What is a cramp? Muscle cramps are painful contractions of the muscle that happen involuntarily (i.e. without the athlete intending…



Featured Tennis Academies

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Barcelona, Spain

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Irvine, California

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Miami, Florida

Extreme Tennis Academy

North Miami Beach, Florida

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Aventura, Florida

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Boca Raton, Florida

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