Tennis Elbow ( कोहनी का दर्द )


Also called: lateral epicondylitis

An irritation of the tissue connecting the forearm muscle to the elbow.

Common

More than 10 million cases per year (India)

    • Treatable by a medical professional
    • Requires a medical diagnosis
    • Lab tests or imaging always required
    • Medium-term: resolves within months

    Tennis elbow can be caused by repetitive wrist and arm motions.

    Pain is the primary symptom. It usually occurs on the outside of the elbow and sometimes in the forearm and wrist.

    Treatment includes rest, pain relievers and physiotherapy.

Symptoms

Requires a medical diagnosis Pain is the primary symptom.

It usually occurs on the outside of the elbow and sometimes in the forearm and wrist.
People may experience:
Pain areas: in the elbow or muscles
Also common: swelling or tenderness.