Tennis Injuries

List of tennis injuries

 

Deep Vein Thrombosis

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis? A Deep Venous Thrombosis is a blood clot in a vein. It is more common…


Deltoid rupture

What is the deltoid muscle? The deltoid muscle is the big muscle on the shoulder. It has three parts –…


Dislocated Shoulder

What is a dislocated shoulder? This is one of the most common traumatic sporting injuries and occurs frequently in contact…


Dislocation of the peroneal tendons

What are the Peroneal Tendons? The peroneal tendon runs behind the lateral malleolus (the bony bit on the outside of…


Elbow Hyperextension Injury

What is an elbow hyperextension injury? An elbow hyperextension injury occurs when the elbow is bent back the wrong way….


Entrapment of the radial nerve

What is entrapment of the radial nerve? The radial nerve passes just below the bony bit on the outside of…


Finger Sprain

What is sprained finger? A sprained finger occurs when the finger is bent in some way causing damage to the…


Footballers’ Ankle

What is Footballers’ Ankle? Footballers’ ankle occurs when you get a bony growth at the front of the ankle where…


Fracture of the Neck of the Humerus

What is a fracture of the neck of the humerous? The humerus is the bone at the top of the…


Fractured collar bone

What is a fractured clavicle? The collar bone (or clavicle) is the bone that runs along the front of the…


Fractured Rib

What is a fractured rib? This injury is common in contact sports and usually occurs when you have a hard…


Fractures Scaphoid

What is a fractured scaphoid? The scaphoid is one of the small group of bones in the wrist called the…


Frozen Shoulder

What is a Frozen Shoulder? A frozen shoulder (known also as adhesive capsulitis) is a condition that occasionally occurs in…


Gilmore’s Groin

What is Glimore’s groin? Gilmore’s groin involves a tear of the adductor muscles, usually high up near the attachment to…


Golfers Elbow / Throwers Elbow / Medial Epicondyli

What is golfers elbow? This is a similar injury to tennis elbow only it affects the inside of the elbow…


Haglund’s Syndrome & Haglund’s Deformity

What is Haglund’s Syndrome? When Retrocalcaneus bursitis exists at the same time as Achilles tendinitis in the same leg, this…


Hamstring Contusion

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


Hamstring Strain

What is a hamstring strain? A hamstring strain or a pulled hamstring as it is sometimes called is a tear in one of the…


Hamstring Tendon Rupture / Strain

What is a rupture of the hamstring tendons? The hamstring muscles consist of the Biceps femoris, Semitendinosus and Semimembranosus The…


Hernia

Hernias come in three varieties: Inguinal hernia This is a protrusion of the abdomen (belly) through the abdomen wall. It…


 


 

Featured Tennis Academies


Bruguera Tennis Academy

Barcelona, Spain

The John Newcombe Tennis Ranch

New Braunfels, Texas

Advantage Tennis Academy

Irvine, California

Canas Tennis Academy

Miami, Florida


Extreme Tennis Academy

North Miami Beach, Florida

Saddlebrook Tennis Academy

Wesley Chapel, Florida

Nunez Tennis Academy

Aventura, Florida

Evert Tennis Academy

Boca Raton, Florida


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