Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) This leaflet will give you some information about tennis elbow (which is also known as Lateral Epicondylitis) and how we treat it. Key points • Tennis elbow is not a serious condition - it gets better with time and no-one ever has it forever.
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Tennis elbow is a problem with the tendons around the elbow joint, known collectively as ‘the common extensor tendon’. This tendon is part of the muscles that lift your hand backwards or up in the air. If you have tennis elbow, you will normally feel pain on the outside of your elbow. This area may be tender to touch.
Tennis elbow causes pain on the outer side of your elbow. The medical . term for tennis elbow is lateral epicondylitis. This is because the pain is felt around the area of the lateral epicondyle (the lower, outer, bumpy part of your bone in your upper arm). For most people with tennis elbow, the pain only occurs when they use
tennis elbow is painful, it normally recovers and it does not lead to arthritis. It is a self-limiting condition and no-one has it forever. Ninety per cent of people are better after one year. The main symptom of tennis elbow is pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow. You may feel pain travelling down your forearm. Twisting movements, such as turning a door handle or opening the lid of a jar can be painful.
This leaflet will give you some information about: - Tennis elbow - How you can help yourself with simple treatments - Other treatment options. What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow (or lateral epicondylitis) is a very common condition that causes pain on the outside of the elbow. It generally affects the tendons that attach the muscles of your wrist and finger
This leaflet is designed to remind you of the correct technique and any personalised advice given during the session. What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is caused by a strain to tendons in the forearm. The tendons become inflamed where they join the bony part on the outside of your elbow. When the tendon is
Hand, Shoulder and Upper Limb - Tennis Elbow - Leaflet. Tennis elbow causes pain on the outer side of your elbow. The medical term for tennis elbow is lateral epicondylosis. This is because the pain is felt around the area of the lateral epicondyle (the lower, outer, bumpy part of your humerus bone in your upper arm).
What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow causes pain on the outside of your arm, around the bony part of your elbow. It happens when you damage the tendons that connect your arm muscles to the bone of your elbow. You can damage these tendons by doing anything that strains your elbow. Playing tennis is a common cause, which is why it's called tennis elbow.
Tennis elbow This leaflet provides general information about tennis elbow and simple exercises that may help. Wrist flex Keeping your arm straight in front with your palm facing down, gently bend your wrist down. Use the opposite hand to press the stretching hand back towards your body and hold for 15–30 seconds. Straightenthen your wrist.