Tennis Elbow – Conservative, Effective Treatment

Tennis Elbow is a Pain!

Pain from Tennis ElbowIf you have ever had tennis elbow you know that it is painful. Tennis elbow, aka lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition that is caused by irritation of the ex-tensors of the wrist where they attach to the elbow.

This condition earned its name because the forceful grip used in tennis, especially during a backhand shot, places loads of stress on the involved muscles and tendons. Once these muscles and tendons are inflamed even simple tasks that involve grasping or repetition (such as keyboard use) can become too painful to perform.     Continue reading “Tennis Elbow – Conservative, Effective Treatment”

Tendonitis – What It Is And What To Do To Resolve It?

What is Tendonitis?

Tendonitis, also known as tendinitis, is a painful condition that affects your muscles and tendons.  In medical language, words that contain “itis” at the end of the named condition always implies inflammation.  Tendinitis is no exception.  Tendons connect muscles to bone and can become irritated and inflamed when exposed to the kinds of repetitive stress that are found in work and sports.  Common activities that cause tendinitis include keyboarding, tennis, throwing sports, meat cutting and playing musical instruments.  Continue reading “Tendonitis – What It Is And What To Do To Resolve It?”

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