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What factors could cause wrist injury for tennis?

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Dr. George Valdez answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Various: Repetitive motion and strong torquing movements cause most injuries. You can also do like me and chase ball off the court onto wet grass and break your wrist :).

Answered 6/10/2012

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Dr. Daniel Mass answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Falling or snapping: The major cause of wrist injury in tennis is falling or snapping your wrist writh serving or spinning the ball. If you have an injury to your wrist see a hand surgeon.

Answered 1/21/2019

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Awkward stroke.: An awkward stroke can result in poor mechanics, that can cause wrist injury. Improving your tennis skills, to transfer force to the face of your racket, can help prevent these injuries.

Answered 5/5/2015

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