Categories

 / Conditions / Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow

Pain over the outer side of the elbow.

Symptoms

Tennis Elbow
  • Pain over the outer side of the elbow.
  • Difficulty in lifting any heavy objects.
  • Painful twisting of the wrist
  • Difficulty in driving two-wheeler, doing household and kitchen work.

Causes

  • Sports injury – While playing tennis, cricket, badminton.
  • Housewives can have this problem because of repeated heavy weight lifting and doing household works
  • It occurs due to injury to extensor tendon origin at the later epicondyle of humerus at the elbow.

Treatments

  • Rest
  • Physical therapy
  • Tennis elbow band
  • Injection corticosteroid
  • Injection PRP (Platelet rich plasma)
  • If all above fails – Surgery is the option