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Category: Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow isn’t just for tennis players anymore!

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) This entity is frequently from tennis but any strain to the outer elbow from wrist extension and forearm supination will produce micro-tears . The extensor and supinator muscles of the forearm insert/originate over a body point called the lateral epicondyle. The tissue there is very fibrous with very little blood supply. Tears to that tissue are…