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how long does it take tennis elbow to go away

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Up to 1 year: The good news is that it gets better without surgery in better than 90% of cases. The bad news is it can take up to 1 year. Be patient! tennis elbow ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Diaz
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A long time.: The key to treatment of tennis elbow is patience. If you seek the quick fix (cortisone shot) there is a good chance your symptoms will recur in a few ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Up to 1 year: Most of the time tennis elbow is self limiting and the problem resolves itself in a few days or weeks. In rare cases it can last for up to a year and ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The same: By definition "tennis elbow " is tendonitis of the wrist extensors muscles where they originate at the lateral elbow. Oftentimes , rest and icing will ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Brief: Don't worry , it is a brief procedure of less than hr, preparation , position takes more time than procedure itself.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tennis emlbow: Tennis elbow can resolve. It is typically an overuse injury. Anti-inflammatory medication may help including pills or creams. A tennis elbow strap wo ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Variable: Can be weeks or months. Need to do aggressive stretching. Might need pt, injections, meds, bracing. Sometimes even needs surgery.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerald Rector
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tennis elbow: symptoms mainly involves soreness at the outside bony portion of the elbow, generally triggered by repetitive motions or grasping. Will often improved ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
One day: sometimes after cortisone injection there is a reaction for a day or so. this can be handled with ice and antiinflammatories. you can begin stretching ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Up to 1 year: Tennis elbow can be stubborn. Symptoms can last for up to 1 year or more. Fortunately, patience usually pays off. Non-op care is successful in 90% of ... Read More
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