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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
26 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow can be aggravated by any activity that places the wrist in extension. Depending on the severity of the conditio ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, if not painful: Usually the result of repetitive stresses. I would position your hands in a postion that does not produce pain. You can also stretch those mucles by h ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prob.aggravate: Although tennis elbow pain is generally made worse w/'power grip' activities and wt.Lifting and pushups are not in this category, pushups because of t ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lateral elbow pain: An injury to the origin of the wrist extensor muscle mass along the lateral elbow. It's an overuse injury largely related to ergonomics. Treatment inv ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Epicondylitis: Tennis elbow is when the insertion of the muscles on the outside of your forearm gets irritated. Several muscles attach at one insertion which can bec ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Self Resolving: Mostly the problem spontaneously resolves over time. The difficulty is it is hard to predict the length of time until it resolves. Rarely needs surg ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Tennis elbow: This is pain that arises from the lateral part of the elbow where the common extensor tendon originates from the lateral epicondyle. Usually arises du ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Tennis elbow is soreness or pain on the outside (lateral) side of the upper arm near the elbow. Treatment is rest, ice and nonsteroidal anti-inflam ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammed tendon..: It is called tennis elbow because many tennis players suffer this condition due to overusing it swinging the racquet--the backhand stroke. Trauma to t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cold : For lateral epicondylitis(tennis elbow) cold wraps are more effective when they are hurting as they vasoconstrict the blood vessels to the area and th ... Read More

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