How do you get tennis elbow when you don’t play tennis?

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How do you get tennis elbow when you don’t play tennis?

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You don’t have to play tennis to get tennis elbow. It’s just called that because that injury is common to tennis players, but it isn’t exclusive to tennis.

Tennis elbow is a description of a symptom, not a disease caused by tennis.

It’s caused by a repetitive stress injury to the elbow, similar to carpal tunnel in the wrist due to stress there.

Any elbow movement that repeatedly puts the joint under stress due to movement and jarring will cause the ailment.

When you swing your arm while holding the tennis racket causes stress in the tendons within the elbow structure.

The added weight and speed of the racket causes a significantly greater amount of stress than swinging your arm alone.

I used to get it from doing pull-ups when I was too weak and hyper extending my arms and putting the weight on my elbows