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The Top Ten Tennis Injuries

The Top Ten Tennis Injuries

A top 10 list of the most common tennis-related injuries, and why Chronic Injuries can often be worse than Acute Injuries.

Here are the top 5 (worst and most common) Acute Injuries and the 5 most common Chronic / Overuse Injuries. (These injuries are often lumped together, but they are very different in origin.)

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The 5 Most Common Chronic Tennis-Related Injuries:

  1. Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow
  2. Rotator Cuff Tendinopathies
  3. Patellar Tendinopathies
  4. Achilles Tendinopathies
  5. Stress Fractures

The 5 most common Acute Trauma Tennis Injuries:

  1. Torn Cartilage
  2. Dislocations / Separations (often the shoulder)
  3. Sprains – (Torn ligaments)
  4. Achilles Tendon Rupture
  5. Strains – (Torn tendons)

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