Knee1 Forumss


Topic Title: Tennis is hard on the knees, elbows, and shoulders
Created On: 04/01/2014 05:49 PM
 04/10/2014 03:24 PM

Author Icon

<p>I've played years of tennis and I can confirm that they are very hard on your knees. You constantly turn on a dime, twisting around to go in the completely opposite direction. I don't know what kind of shoes are required to give your knees good support in that scenario. The ones I have keep me from slipping (which is always a good way to avoid injury!) but I don't know if having such good grip is actually worse on your knees since it allows you to stop and turn more suddenly. Anyone know more?</p>
 04/01/2014 05:49 PM

Author Icon

<p>It's odd, but I think tennis is actually one of the roughest sports for your lower body. Tennis elbow is common and dislocated shoulders are definitely a danger, but the lateral movements of running side to side puts your knees at serious risk.</p>
<p>Are tennis shoes actually designed to provide proper support, or are they just thin shoes designed to give you good grip on the court?</p>


Does Creatine cause Hair Loss?
By singhnri123
more more Blogs RSS

5 days post op ACL surgery - strange horrible pain
By dadoody

Posted: Jul 16, 2018
I'm 12 years post op, but I remember that pain. I stretched out the percocet and vicodin for about 1 or 1.5 weeks I think. It prevented pain, but I couldn't poop for a week.  Maybe they can ...

more more Forums

Torn Meniscus
Informative Torn Meniscus Video
Information on torn meniscus cartilage and repair by Dr. Kevin Stone...
more more Featured Videos

Dr. Robert Klapper

Dr. Robert Klapper:

Preventing Knee Surgery
  more Heroes
  nominate a Hero
  Hero policy