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How is tennis elbow diagnosed by a doctor?

Physical exam. History and physical exam demonstrating localized tenderness and reproducing the pain with a certain maneuver can diagnose tennis elbow. Read more...

How will a doctor examine me for tennis elbow?

Physical Exam. A doctor will examine your entire arm, and possibly your neck to determine the source of your pain. Inspecting the elbow, palpating the various areas of the elbow to see if pain occurs, checking motion and strength will help determine the diagnosis. Read more...
Tennis elbow. My exam begins with careful history. That dictates what i look for on exam. Inspection, measure range of motion of elbow and forearm, as well strength. Typical findings include tenderness over lateral (outside) part of elbow, increased pain with resisted wrist extension, and a positive "piano key sign". With elbow and wrist straight, examine strength of long finger extension against resistance. Read more...

Doctor 6 month before I had pain in my tennis elbow because of doing heavy workout after that examine by à doctor they seen in X-ray that in bonnes?

How can we help? I am not sure what your question is. You were diagnosed with tennis elbow and what was recommended? I would begin with a tennis elbow brace to reduce the tension, stretches and gradual strengthening focusing on repetition and low resistance. Physical therapy can be helpful. X-ray are usually normal. Would only consider MRI if you are not responding to treatment. Read more...
No. Tennis elbow is a tendonitis and does not show up in x-rays. However when you are working up a patient for tennis elbow, a physician will often look to see if there are any other bone problems in the area. http://vipplasticsurgery.com. Read more...

I'm having tennis elbow injection for arm pains can feel on my finger tips but doc keeps saying tennis elbow andwon't do test. Do I just take his word?

Tennis elbow does - -effect fingers. @ 41 you R more of a recreational player I would assume. There is no need for expensive testing such as an MRI. The diagnosis is from the physical examination & treatment is pretty standard. Read more...

Please describe or provide a link to the type of brace I need for tennis elbow. Doc said get a brace. Pain is on the outside of the elbow - from Cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

See ORS. tennis elbow( lateral epicondylitis) is a common upper extremity tendon problem. It actually involves degeneration( not inflammation) of the extensor carpi radialis tendon( ECRB). Treatment includes rest from power grip activities, NSAIDs , ice massage, physical therapy( " super 7 exercises), 'counterforce' bracing( limited benefit),steroid and PRP injections.Occ. surgery is indicated. GL! Read more...

I have had tennis elbow for over a year and had multiple treatments for it including cortisone shots, tens. And ultrasonic. My doctor said surgery.? .

Second opinion. I would first get a second opinion. Then, i might make an appointment with a specialist in physical medicine some possible additional rehab. I guess it depends how much your condition impairs you and what you want to do. I also would want the surgeon to give me some idea about the success rate for the operation. Read more...
Tennis elbow outcome. 90% of tennis elbow symptoms resolve by 12 months. About 30% will have a temporary and not as severe relapse within the next 3 years. If persistent symptoms limit activities at one year, surgery will deliver 85-90% cure, but it still takes time (3-4mo) after surgery to return to stressful activities. While steroid injections can help early (50% by 6 wks.) they do not improve outcomes at 1 year. Read more...
May be true. Tennis elbow symptoms usually resolve in a year. If treatment doesn't include stretching and strengthening programs, symptoms often recur. Steroid injections can provide relief, but do not cure. Multiple injections can result in elbow instability. If symptoms persist more than 18 months (assuming correct diagnosis) despite a comprehensive rehab program, surgery my be indicated. Read more...