Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis or lateral elbow tendinopathy, occurs when the tendon that connects the muscle to the bone of your forearm has a tear due to repetitive movements of the arm and wrist. This condition is painful which sometimes extends to the forearm and wrist, and does not only affect athletes but also workers who regularly use their elbow or forearm.
The following are the symptoms of tennis elbow. You may experience weakness or pain during:
If you have already tried taking over-the-counter medicine for pain relief, cold compression and had taken enough rest but the pain does not subside, it is recommended to see the doctor.
People who are more at risk of developing tennis elbow are the following:
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