Top 10 Questions for Tennis Elbow – you know, the Who, Why, What, Where and When types of question. Along with do I need surgery or an injection? An invitation to contribute to the pages on What is the Best Brace for Tennis Elbow?. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
Tennis Elbow Tendonitis / Tendinitis – degenerative changes in the tendon are caused by repetitive movements or overuse of the muscle and tendon unit. Any activity that involves forceful gripping and / or quick repeated movements of the hand can lead to these changes and Tennis Elbow Tendonitis arm pain.
Between 40 and 50% of all tennis players have experienced Tennis Elbow pain at least once, and for many it can persist for a long time and affect their participation in their sport.
It is thought that an Acute Tennis Elbow injury consists of microscopic tears in the attachment of the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis muscle to the bone.
This tearing results in the stimulation of the repair process which increases collagen production and new blood vessel growth.
This increase in blood vessels may explain the Tennis Elbow symptoms as well as a local increase in temperature.
I also discuss the action of the muscle at the elbow and wrist.. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
Tennis Elbow Symptoms can be difficult to separate from other elbow problems.
Even if you have Tennis Elbow there may be several possible complicating factors which affect what exercises you need to be doing to get better.
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