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What is Tennis Elbow

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What is Tennis Elbow or lateral epicondylitis?
Tennis Elbow is a condition caused to elbow. the overuse of the muscles and tendons causes the pain in elbow causing swelling and inflammation in the elbow joint. This is mainly caused due to sports and other activities like mechanical work and decorating. Alternative therapies are available for this condition and in most cases massage therapy is prescribed. It it doesnt show any improvement then the doctor will recommend for X-rays and scanning.
The main thing to know is to avoid the overuse of elbow muscles and tendons. Tennis elbow is other wise known as lateral epicondylitis.

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What is Tennis Elbow

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  2. 2. med @‘”-‘°"' How Tennis Elbow is caused? The muscles that surrounds the elbow joint moves elbow, fingers and Q wrists. The bones, tendons, muscles together control the muscles of - forearm. Overuse of the muscles that are attached to the elbow causes lateral epicondylitis to occur. As the name suggests it happens mainly to 0 tennis players. Over straining of muscles and tendons cause to develop ~ inflammation near the bony lump outside of the elbow. Repeated stress on elbow joints could be one of the reason for this. Such stress includes playing violin for hours and decorating. However people who need arduous or continuous forearm movement in their occupations are at high risk of causing this condition. Main reasons for the tennis elbow are the sport activities that includes more twisting of forearms. The pain that occurs in the inner side of the elbow is often called golfers elbow. For More info : wwwmggggruggm Email : lnfo. medeguru@gmail. com
  3. 3. lIxt. '.. ' J. com How Tennis Elbow is Diagnosed? Diagnosis does include personal attention and recollection of symptoms and a physical check up by a physician. Diagnostic test is highly recommendable only after analyzing the initial consultation. X-ray results may show negative since the condition ~ would be principally soft tissue in nature. However in some cases MRI can be helpful in diagnosing the symptoms of early occurrence of Tennis elbow. It shows ' . the swelling and tears of tissue in the extensor muscle . . L, » group. For More info : wwwmedegurucom Email ; lnfo. medeguru@gmail. com
  4. 4. h ‘. Alternative Therapies for Tennis Elbow Massage therapy would be of highly beneficial if the symptoms are not severe. These types of techniques are primarily for increasing the blood circulation to enhance the substantial reduction of inflammation. Some of the techniques used are acupuncture, acupressure and manipulation. Homeopathy medicine is also an effective procedure for tennis elbow. For More info : wflyy mgggg 1!! mm Email: info mcdoguru@gma: l com
  5. 5. How to prevent Tennis Elbow? Preventing Tennis Elbow is not so easy. Reduce ‘ applying over stress on muscles and tendons around " -: _j, _ “ _ * l the elbow will help prevent it from getting worse. " Till the symptoms of inflammation and pain softens, é activities that includes continuous wrist and forearm movement should be avoided. For tennis players different size or type of tennis racket may help. Adherence to the stretching and physiotherapy program is vital in helping prevent periodically occurring symptoms of Tennis Elbow. For More info : wm1_me_d_eguLu, mm Email : lnlo. medeguru@gmail. com
  6. 6. How to prevent Tennis Elbow? Preventing Tennis Elbow is not so easy. Reduce ‘ applying over stress on muscles and tendons around " -: _j, _ “ _ * l the elbow will help prevent it from getting worse. " Till the symptoms of inflammation and pain softens, é activities that includes continuous wrist and forearm movement should be avoided. For tennis players different size or type of tennis racket may help. Adherence to the stretching and physiotherapy program is vital in helping prevent periodically occurring symptoms of Tennis Elbow. For More info : wm1_me_d_eguLu, mm Email : lnlo. medeguru@gmail. com

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