Virtual Sports, Real Injury

CNN, via Reuters reports that Dr. Julio Bonis diagnosed himself with Wiiitis, a kind of “tennis elbow” developed after many hours of playing simulated tennis on the Nintendo Wii system.

With virtual golf, boxing, baseball and bowling already on the market, “future games could involve different and unexpected groups of muscles,” Bonis said. “Physicians should be aware that there may be multiple, possibly puzzling presentations of Wiiitis.”

If it’s not tennis elbow, it may be ‘Wiiitis’ –


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