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How long does tennis elbow pain last?

How long does tennis elbow pain last?

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 cases. ...Read more

Tennis Elbow (Definition)

Also known as lateral epicondylitis, this is a painful condition of the ...Read more


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Can sulphites in wine intensify tennis elbow pain?

Can sulphites in wine intensify tennis elbow pain?

Possibly: Sulphites have been implicated in worsening of headaches. With tennis elbow being pain transmitted through your nervous system its possible but no scientific correlation has been established to date. ...Read more

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Left hand elbow pain. Doctors told its tennis elbow. No relief by their medicines.

Left hand elbow pain. Doctors told its tennis elbow. No relief by their medicines.

Depends on what: Medicines they are giving you. Tennis elbow is a pretty easy diagnosis as long as the doc as musculoskeletal experience. The next step after anti-inflammatory meds could be an injection, of either anti-inflammatory med like steroids, or prolo-therapy, which some believe can strengthen the damaged and chronic inflamed tendons. Try bracing as well, as this can help, as well as modifying behaviors. ...Read more

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Elbow pain, with wrist movement also up and down, and side to side motion pain seems to be mostly in the joint, tennis elbow?

Elbow pain, with wrist movement also up and down, and side to side motion pain seems to be mostly in the joint, tennis elbow?

Possibly: If the pain is localized to the outside part of the elbow, then tennis elbow is a possibility. It could also be a problem inside the joint itself such as instability or a loose body within the joint. See a physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?

Can a pulled pectoral muscle cause shoulder/neck/jaw pain also hve bad tennis elbow pain on same side breast towards middle also sore on move repi wor?

Yes: A pulled muscle will affect the adjacent muscles. The muscles that you mention are part of the longitudinal muscle support for your body so when one gets injured the others get strained to make up for the injury. ...Read more

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Pain in elbow that is not tennis elbow. What else could it be?

Pain in elbow that is not tennis elbow. What else could it be?

Several things: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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Had surgery on my elbow 6months ago. The last 6weeks I've been working & now both elbows hurt! Am I getting tennis elbow again I felt great until work?

Had surgery on my elbow 6months ago. The last 6weeks I've been working & now both elbows hurt! Am I getting tennis elbow again I felt great until work?

Many conditions may: Coexist with epicondylitis meaning that the successful surgery you had can work but joint pain may be due to synovitjs, mild arthritis or just musculoskeletal non specific pain. Or even being unconditioned. Another source can be referred pain from a different problem. ...Read more

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I'm slim build been doing gym for a while now but now got pain in elbow forearm some said Tennis elbow how get that is that because I'm slim build?

I'm slim build been doing gym for a while now but now got pain in elbow forearm some said Tennis elbow how get that is that because I'm slim build?

People: Of all ages can get it. Elbow and forearm are two diffent anatomical regions...tennis elbow would occur at elbow not forearm... ...Read more

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I have an elbow ache and suspect a tennis elbow as it is consecutive to intensive sport activities. How can I verify this and cure it.?

I have an elbow ache and suspect a tennis elbow as it is consecutive to intensive sport activities. How can I verify this and cure it.?

Get an exam: The best way to verify and get the most accurate diagnosis is to get the area examined by a trained health care provider. Once diagnosed, the treatment specific for said diagnosis will follow. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Four cortisone injections in two years time. No scans. My hand and fingers getting numb, abnormal pain in elbow. Tennis elbow or pinched nerve? Thank you

Not clear: Pinched nerve in the neck can cause arm and hand pain, numbness, weakness. Tennis elbow typically causes elbow pain and weak hand grip. It is unclear where you were injected. Your doctor should be able to sort out whether this is a neck/nerve problem, or an inflammation of the elbow. ...Read more

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I'm on ibuprofen 800 for my tennis elbow pain, is it ok?

I'm on ibuprofen 800 for my tennis elbow pain, is it ok?

Yes: I would also recommend an "aircast", google it.800 mg twice a day is a good dose, rest is also helpful. ...Read more

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How can I cure tennis elbow?

How can I cure tennis elbow?

Rest, ice & nSAID's: Rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medications are initial treatments for inflammation. Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a overuse injury involving the outside of the elbow. For persistent symptoms, a brace, oral/injectable steroids and/ot therapy may be needed. Avoid things that make your symptoms worse. It make take up to 6 months for symptoms to resolve. See an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do you get tennis elbow?

How do you get tennis elbow?

Overuse: Tennis elbow is inflammation of the tendons on the outside of the elbow, almost always caused by overuse of the arm/elbow. The forearm muscles and elbow tendons become damaged and inflammed with overuse, commonly seen with tennis, racquet ball, as well as in painters, plumbers, carpenters, auto workers, and cooks. Any repetitive motion with the forearm can cause this but it can occur insidiously. ...Read more

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How do you treat tennis elbow?

Multi-modal: Typically, I treat patients with tennis elbow with a tennis elbow brace, exercises/physical therapy, nsaids, transverse massage, corticosteroid injections, and ultimately, surgery if these modalities are not successful. ...Read more

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What can I do for tennis elbow?

What can I do for tennis elbow?

Elbow Band: One may need to rest the elbow for a period of time. Physical therapy may be helpful. There are also elbow straps that support the radial tendons that are affected by tennis elbow that are inexpensive and effective. In severe cases a local injection of steroids may be useful. ...Read more

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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

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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

Elbow Pain (Definition)

Discomfort or soreness to varying degrees at the joint that joins the upper ...Read more