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Tennis Elbow (Overview)

Also known as lateral epicondylitis, this is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse.


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How does tennis elbow affect me?

How does tennis elbow affect me?

Painful grip: Tennis elbow affects the outer prominent aspect of your blow. It is usually due to overuse (e.., too much tennis). Treatment is nonoperative and can consist of rest, ice, nsaids, bracing, nd local steroid injection. Rarely, surgery is indicted. Also referred to as lateral epicondylitis. ...Read more

Tennis Elbow (Overview)

Also known as lateral epicondylitis, this is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse.


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What are the symptoms of tennis elbow?

What are the symptoms of tennis elbow?

Painful grip: Tennis elbow affects the outer prominent aspect of your blow. It is usually due to overuse (e.., too much tennis). Treatment is nonoperative and can consist of rest, ice, nsaids, bracing, nd local steroid injection. Rarely, surgery is indicted. Also referred to as lateral epicondylitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Tennis elbow (Tip)

Tennis elbow can occur by many ways. Hedge clipping tennis elbow is quite common in the spring! ...See more

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Managing Tennis Elbow (Checklist)

Remember to rest your elbow and arm
Daily
Take anti-inflammatories to address pain
Daily
Try physical therapy to help recovery
Weekly
Take breaks when using your elbow during activities
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What are the signs of tennis elbow, and how can you get rid of it?

What are the signs of tennis elbow, and how can you get rid of it?

Tennis elbow: Pain over the outside (lateral) aspect of the elbow, worsened by lifting, esp with the palm facing down. In later stages, pain at rest. Treated without surgery in over 90% of cases. Stretching, nsaids, counterforce bracing (forearm strap) occasionally during heavy activity, and selective cortisone injections (up to 2, but no more). Surgery results shown to decline after 2 injections. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Tennis elbow (Tip)

Tennis elbow occurs with yard clipping quite frequently! my springtime dx! ...See more

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How do you diagnose tennis elbow?

How do you diagnose tennis elbow?

First turn palms up: With palms turned upward, you'll define the outer part of forearm as the lateral part. The lateral epicondyle is the bony part where the tendons and muscles attach and go distally (toward hand). Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is generally caused by repetitive motions over-using these muscles; occurs in tennis, golf, excess computing...But doing it wrong. Rx, then learn proper moves. ...Read more

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What actually is tennis elbow?

What actually is tennis elbow?

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 due to repetitive irritation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Tennis elbow (Tip)

Tennis elbow is completely treatable. ...See more