oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Common tennis injuries
|Article Title||Common tennis injuries|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Radiology, Military No 1 Hospital, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Apr 2008|
|Pages||2 - 5|
|Keyword(s)||Achilles tendinitis, Ankle injury, Chronic inflammatory response, Epicondyle pain, Isometric and isotonic exercises, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, Subunqual haematoma, Tendo-calcaneus tendinitis, Tendon rupture, Tennis elbow and Tennis shoulder|
Tennis enthusiasts, regular players, not so regular players, and older Moms and Dads, are all on the courts trying to emulate the greats at Wimbledon and those at the more recent 1-Million Dollar Tournament at Sun City. This will bring about an increase in tennis injuries to your consulting rooms or to the various sports injury ciinics. Many of the tennis injuries are predictable and some are even preventable.
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