Move Over Tennis Elbow; Wrist Injuries

The ligaments in the wrist aren’t able to keep up with the force and technical advancements of tennis players. That’s the theme of this fascinating article about wrist injuries in the world’s top tennis players.

According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), with so many bones, ligaments, tendons, and joints keeping hands and wrists working, there is ample opportunity for injury. In fact, injuries to the hand and wrists are some of the most common ailments facing athletes. In fact, it turns out that child and adolescent athletes suffer relatively more wrist injuries than adult athletes.

So given the information on the world’s top tennis players in this article, one an expect the problem extends to an even wider population.

Move Over, Tennis Elbow; Wrist Injuries Increasingly Plague Stars
By Ben Rothenberg