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Can I get a repetitive motion injury from playing tennis for a few days for a little over an hour?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Yes

Check out http://www.
emedicinehealth.com/repetitive_motion_injuries/page3_em.htm & http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/repetitive-motion-injuries?page=2 for more info. Best to avoid any aggravating motions until pain resolves. RICE eg rest, ice, compression & elevation may help. If you're otherwise healthy, ask your parents/guardian about taking OTC pain reliever NSAIDs eg ibuprofen or naproxen.

In brief: Yes

Check out http://www.
emedicinehealth.com/repetitive_motion_injuries/page3_em.htm & http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/repetitive-motion-injuries?page=2 for more info. Best to avoid any aggravating motions until pain resolves. RICE eg rest, ice, compression & elevation may help. If you're otherwise healthy, ask your parents/guardian about taking OTC pain reliever NSAIDs eg ibuprofen or naproxen.
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