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What is tennis elbow and how do I get rid of it?
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Dr. Christopher Henley
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Chronic Tear
Tennis elbow is a chronic tendon tear in the elbow (on the outside of the elbow - away from your body).
This is an age-related chronic tendon tear. It usually goes away if you wait long enough - treatment involves avoiding painful activity, therapy, injections of steroid, and rarely, surgery.

In brief: Chronic Tear
Tennis elbow is a chronic tendon tear in the elbow (on the outside of the elbow - away from your body).
This is an age-related chronic tendon tear. It usually goes away if you wait long enough - treatment involves avoiding painful activity, therapy, injections of steroid, and rarely, surgery.
Dr. Christopher Henley
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Dr. Gregg Vagner
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Tennis elbow
Tennis elbow is actually a condition of the wrist and finger extensor attachments onto the elbow.
It is actually described as more of a degeneration microscopically than a true inflammation as its name would imply (lateral epicondylitis). Initial treatment includes stretching exercises, lifting restrictions and sometimes counterforce bracing. If this doesnt help, see a health care professional.

In brief: Tennis elbow
Tennis elbow is actually a condition of the wrist and finger extensor attachments onto the elbow.
It is actually described as more of a degeneration microscopically than a true inflammation as its name would imply (lateral epicondylitis). Initial treatment includes stretching exercises, lifting restrictions and sometimes counterforce bracing. If this doesnt help, see a health care professional.
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