Tennis Elbow

What Is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful condition that occurs when tendons in your elbow are overloaded, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm.

What Causes Tennis Elbow?

-Using plumbing tools    

-Painting    

-Driving screws      

-Repetitive computer mouse use
-Cutting up cooking ingredients, particularly meat

What Are the Symptoms of Tennis Elbow?

The pain associated with tennis elbow may radiate from the outside of your elbow into your forearm and wrist. Pain and weakness may make it difficult to:
•    Shake hands or grip an object
•    Turn a doorknob
•    Hold a coffee cup