Hand and Wrist Injuries in Tennis Players

Joseph A. Gil, Sanjeev Kakar

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Abstract

Purpose of Review: The purpose of this article is to review common hand and wrist injuries experienced by tennis players. Recent Findings: A myriad of different wrist pathologies can be seen in tennis players ranging from metacarpal and carpal stress fractures to triangular fibrocartilage injuries and ulnar impaction. These vary depending upon the nature of the player, stroke mechanics, and time point within the season. Summary: A broad differential should guide work-up and management of wrist pain in tennis players.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-97
Number of pages11
JournalCurrent Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 2019

Keywords

  • Tennis
  • Tennis swing
  • Wrist pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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