What Is Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis), Symptoms & Treatment
Oct 01, 2018

What Is Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis), Symptoms & Treatment

Medically termed as Lateral Epicondylitis, tennis elbow is one of the most common causes of elbow pain, characterized by discomfort over the outer region of the elbow that may also travel down to the forearm. As the name suggests, tennis elbow is common in tennis players, however it also affects 3 percent of the population involved in work-related activities, particularly those involving the movement of the hand similar to playing tennis and other racquet sports, such as cutting, chopping meat, digging, gardening, driving, plumbing, using a screwdriver and painting.Tennis elbow is common in both men and women typically within the age group of...
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Golfer's Elbow: Causes, Treatment & Difference With Tennis Elbow
Oct 01, 2018

Golfer's Elbow: Causes, Treatment & Difference With Tennis Elbow

Golfer’s elbow (Medial Epicondylitis) is a medical condition, which is characterized by the pain on the inner region of the affected elbow. Usually, the areas where the muscles in the forearm called the wrist flexors attach to the main tendon on the bony region of the elbow (medial epicondyle) are affected. The main tendon is referred to as the common flexor tendon. The pain can also travel to your forearm and wrist. Difference Between Golfer's Elbow & Tennis ElbowSometimes golfer’s elbow is confused with tennis elbow but both conditions are different. Tennis elbow involves the outside of the elbow, not the inside. However, both injuries fal...
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