Tennis Injuries

List of tennis injuries


Impingement syndrome

What is impingement syndrome? Impingement syndrome is when the rotator cuff tendons (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis) become trapped…

Inflammation and calcification of the greater trochanter

What is inflammation of the greater trochanter? The greater trochanter is the name given to an upper part of the…

Inflammation and rupture of the triceps tendon

What is the triceps muscle? The triceps muscle is the one at the back of the upper arm – as…

Inflammation of adductor muscles

What are the adductor muscles? There are five adductor muscles, the pectineus, adductor brevis and adductor longus (called short adductors)…

Inflammation of muscles attachments to the spine

What is it? Muscles attach to the spine via tendons. These tendons can become inflammed, often through over use. You…

Inflammation of the bursa under the calcaneus (heel bone)

What is a bursa? Between the heel bone and fat pad there is a small sack of fluid called a…

Inflammation of the Extensor tendons of the toes (extensor tendinitis)

What are the Extensor Tendons? The tendons which straighten the toes run along the top of the foot and are…

Inflammation of the flexor tendons of the toes

What are the flexor tendons? The tendons which bend the toes originate from two muscles of the lower leg; the…

Inflammation of the forearm tendons and muscles

Who gets tendon inflammation? As a result of overuse the muscles and tendons in the forearm can become overused. The…

Inflammation of the hip joint (synovitis)

How does inflammation of the hip joint affect children? Sharp pains in the hip in children are often caused by…

Inflammation of the iliopsoas muscle (and bursa).

What is the Illiopsoas muscle? The iliopsoas muscle is a very strong muscle that lifts the knee up. It starts…

Inflammation of the quadriceps insertion

What is inflammation of the quadriceps insertion? The insertion of a muscle is the point where it attaches to the…

Inflammation of the rectus femoris tendon

What is the rectus femoris muscle? The rectus femoris muscle is one of quadriceps muscles. It goes from the hip…

Inflammation of the supraspinatus tendon

What is the supraspinatus tendon? The supraspinatus muscle runs along the top of the shoulder blade and inserts via the…

Inflammation or rupture of the stomach muscles

What is inflammation of the stomach muscles? It is usually the Rectus abdominus muscle which is damaged but other muscles…

Ischiogluteal Bursitis

What is Ischiogluteal Bursitis? Ischiogluteal bursitis is inlfamation of the bursa that lies between the ischial tuberosity and the tendon…

Jumpers Knee

What is jumpers knee? The patella tendon (or ligament as it is sometimes called) connects the kneecap to tibia bone….

Lateral Cartilage Meniscus Inflammation / Abnormal

What is the lateral meniscus? Cartilage is a semicircular ring that that acts as a shock absorber for the bones….

Lateral Compartment Syndrome

What is a compartment syndrome? A compartment syndrome occurs when a muscle gets too big for the sheath that surrounds…

Lateral Ligament Sprain

What is a lateral ligament sprain? The lateral ligaments are the ligaments on the outside of the knee. An impact…



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