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Tennis Elbow (cont.)

Tennis Elbow Causes

  • Any repetitive motion of the wrist, including tennis, hedge clipping, excessive use of a hammer or screwdriver, painting, or any activity that requires excessive constant gripping or squeezing can cause tennis elbow.
  • In the game of tennis, the following maneuvers can lead to tennis elbow:
    • One-handed backhand with poor form
    • A late forehand swing resulting in bending the wrist significantly
    • Snapping and turning the wrist while serving with full power

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