Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is pain on the outside of a person’s elbow caused by damage to the tendons by the force of a tennis ball hitting a racket in the backhand position.
Tennis Elbow is usually diagnosed is both men and women between the ages of 30-50.
Symptoms of Tennis Elbow may include:
- Pain along the outside of the forearm and elbow
- Weakness when gripping objects with the hand
Treatment of Tennis Elbow
The following are common treatments for tennis elbow:
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