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Elbow Pain - Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)


'Tennis elbow' is a condition in which the outer edge of the elbow, just below the elbow joint, becomes tender or painful (Pain on the inside of the elbow is known as 'golfers' elbow, which will be discussed in a separate article – some of the exercises described below are also relevant to 'golfer's elbow'). The pain may also spread down the forearm and into the hand. Because of the frequent occurrence in tennis players, it is commonly known as 'tennis elbow', although people in other professions, including keyboard players and computer users are also affected.

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