What is Tennis Elbow?
Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is one of the most common soft tissue conditions of the arm that affects 1-3%of American adults. It is caused by repetitive overuse movements of the arm and wrist, resulting in inflammation to the tendons of the elbow.
Common Signs and Symptoms of Tennis Elbow
Tennis elbow is a common condition, but its effects are very painful and uncomfortable for the person who suffers from it. The most common symptoms include:
- achy pain or burning sensation on the outside part of your elbow
- can be a sharp pain that goes away but then leaves you achy.
- pain makes you feel like you have a weakened grip
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