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Tennis Elbow Symptoms & Tennis Elbow Treatment

Tennis elbow is a condition suffered by Tennis players and many other people involved in repetitive actions that cause strain in the forearm. The elbow’s lateral tendons which secure wrist and hand muscles become inflamed. The condition can be extremely painful and disruptive but most people manage to alleviate their condition are able to restart the activities which may have caused the complaint.

Tennis Elbow Symptoms

A persistent pain on the outside of the upper forearm situated below the elbow bend, sometimes the pain transmits through the arm towards the wrist.
Pain is often experienced through the lifting of even light small objects.
Full extension of the arm can also become very difficult and painful.
The period of painful discomfort can typically last for 6 to12 weeks.
However it can disappear in as little as 21 days or in some extreme cases many years.

Tennis Elbow Treatment

Firstly get an early diagnosis from a doctor or sports medical expert treatment is easier if it is caught early.
A rest of 4-6 weeks from any heavy activity in the forearm area is usually recommended . Anti Inflammatory and pain killer medicines are also often recommended in conjunction with the rest period.

For less serious cases of tennis elbow the ingestion of aspirin or ibuprofen will aid address the inflammation and the pain while you are recovering from the injury? This can be followed up with exercises and massaging to speed up the process of healing.

Massage of the forearm helps to relieve stressed muscles aiding blood flow to the damaged area.

Tennis Elbow Symptoms & Tennis Elbow Treatment

A brace or splint may well be a good idea in some extreme instances. This restricts the movement in the arm and so aids the resting muscles.

After 4-6 weeks the injured area should be checked again and at this point a corticosteroid injection may be administered by your physician. While this can produce a rapid reduction in the inflammation using these injections long term can produce potentially damaging side effects.

Physical therapy in the form of muscle strengthening exercises may be recommended.
Surgery should only be considered an option after a period of six months incapacity and it may well be advisable to get a second or third opinion before considering this step.

On recommencing your former activity make sure you warm up with gentle stretching and movement for 5-10 minutes prior to starting. If during participation in your former activity you experience a severe recurrence of the injury you should put ice around your arm for 15-20 minutes and seek medical help.Information for best Tennis elbow cure i have found can be located at

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