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Lateral epicondylitis

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Introduction
Tennis elbow is a condition that causes pain around the outside of the elbow. It often occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm, near the elbow joint.
Symptoms of tennis elbow
Tennis elbow causes pain and tenderness on the outside of your elbow. You may also have pain in your forearm and in the back of your hand.
Causes of tennis elbow
Tennis elbow is often an overuse injury. It occurs when the muscles and tendons in your forearm are strained due to a repetitive or strenuous activity.
Treating tennis elbow
Tennis elbow is a self-limiting condition, which means that it will eventually get better. However, the pain can last for a long time so a number of treatment options are available.
Preventing tennis elbow
It is often difficult to prevent getting tennis elbow. However, not putting strain on the tendons of your elbow will help you avoid the condition or prevent your symptoms getting worse.
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