Tennis is a great and lifetime sport. It is the best way for people of all ages and levels of athletic to stay in shape. It has many health benefits such as improving cardiovascular fitness, balance, motor control, hand-eye coordination, bone strength, and flexibility etc. But it can cause injury to many parts of the body due to the high speed on impact, repetition and use of your spine, legs and especially your dominant arm.
There are some common Tennis Injuries.
Tennis Elbow:- “Tennis Elbow” is very common Tenis Injury.It is caused by inflammation in the forearm muscles and tendons on the outside of the elbow.It grows with the overuse of elbow.
- Pain localized to the outside of the elbow.
- Moderate to severe pain with certain movements of the wrist.
Rotator cuff tendinitis:- The Rotator Cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint,These are helpful in multi-directional motion and stability. Rotator cuff tendinitis occurs when the tendons become inflamed, resulting in pain with overhead movements and limitations in shoulder motion and function.
Ankle sprain:- An ankle sprain is also called “twisted” or “rolled” ankle. It occurs when one or more ligaments attached to the ankle joint is stretched or partially torn.
Stress Fracture of the Back:- A stress fracture on Back occurs when the vertebrae take on too much stress and tiny cracks occur in the bone. It is also called spondylolysis.
Calf Strain:- It is a tear of the muscle fibres at the back of the lower leg and It can range from mild to very severe. It occur when a sudden pushing off movement or excessive over-stretching of the calf muscles is perfomed.