Common Sports Injuries: Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow

By |May 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |

It’s no secret that sports requiring repetitive swinging will stress the elbow. Swinging a club or racquet in poor posture, without proper warmup, or with a sudden increase in duration or intensity are the most common reasons why athletes suffer from tennis and golfer’s elbow. Tennis and golfer’s elbow are both conditions caused by damage to the tendons. Other sports where athletes run a higher risk of incurring tennis or golfer’s elbow include baseball, football, racquetball, archery, weightlifting, fencing, and other racquet sports. If you work a profession that involves repeated elbow movements (such as painters, plumbers, cooks, construction workers, and gardeners), your risk of developing tennis or golfer’s elbow increases. So, [...]