Exercises for Tennis Elbow
Lateral epicondylitis is the professional name for Tennis elbow. This is unfortunately an injury that is far too common and quite debilitating for the player. It tends to affect players as they get older. Tennis Elbow is caused by inflammation of the muscles of the forearm that attach to the elbow. More specifically, inflammation of the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon.
This injury is quite often defined as an overuse injury which is caused by the certain repetitive actions. Most people will feel pain and burning on the outside of the elbow and will have a reduction in grip strength.
Symptoms develop over time and may gradually worsen over weeks or months. Treatment usually includes the following:
- using a brace or compression