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Tennis Injuries

London Sports Medicine offers a specialist service to athletes that have sustained an injury through playing tennis.

Our team of world-class sports Consultants provide a complete assessment and treatment service. With access to same day advanced imaging including the latest in MRI and CT scanning technology, as well as a one of the country’s best staffed physiotherapy departments our team provides exemplary standards of care for all patients.

Our Consultants treat professional athletes from top organisations around the country as well as sportsmen and sportswomen simply playing participating for leisure.

Common tennis injuries

Injuries sustained from tennis tend to be focused towards areas of the upper limb including the shoulder and elbow.

Shoulder injuries

A common injury of the upper limb is tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). Other injuries are also prevalent with the rotator cuff being the main source of injuries sustained during tennis.

Spine injuries

Stress fractures in the lower back can occur whilst playing tennis due to overuse. Our team are experts at diagnosing and treating injuries such as this and if you suspect you may be suffering with a stress fracture then we recommend contacting our team.

Contact us

If you are suffering with any injury related to tennis we recommend contacting our team of experts for a consultation. Our team have years of experience in treating all types of injuries sustained through tennis and offer a rapid diagnosis and treatment plan to ensure you are back on the track/field as soon as possible. You can call our team on 0207 266 6529 or email us at sportsmedicine@hje.org.uk.

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Patient information

Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, our private GP practice and Urgent Care Clinic, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 0207 078 3891.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

If you are not registered with a GP, we have an in-house private GP practice you can use. Alternatively, we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstances.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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