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Is tennis elbow the same condition as tendonitis?

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Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It's also known as lateral epicondylitis.

In brief: Yes

It's also known as lateral epicondylitis.
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Tendinopathy

The answer is both yes an no.
We prefer the term tendinopathy which represents degneerative breaking down collagen fibers rather than a true inflammation or "it is" there is no real infllammation at the sourece of tennis elbow.

In brief: Tendinopathy

The answer is both yes an no.
We prefer the term tendinopathy which represents degneerative breaking down collagen fibers rather than a true inflammation or "it is" there is no real infllammation at the sourece of tennis elbow.
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
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