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Can you get tennis elbow even if you don't play tennis?

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Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Yes

In fact it is far more common to see it in patients who do not play tennis.
Most of the time we see it just develop for no obvious reason - it just starts hurting with no injury.

In brief: Yes

In fact it is far more common to see it in patients who do not play tennis.
Most of the time we see it just develop for no obvious reason - it just starts hurting with no injury.
Dr. Charles Metzger
Dr. Charles Metzger
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Most patients who are diagnoses with tennis elbow have never even played the game.
The incidence among tennis players was once quite a bit higher, but modifications to the grip on the racket have helped in this regard.

In brief: Yes

Most patients who are diagnoses with tennis elbow have never even played the game.
The incidence among tennis players was once quite a bit higher, but modifications to the grip on the racket have helped in this regard.
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
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