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What do I need to know about tennis elbow?

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Tennis elbow means you have swollen tendons in your arm. It’s common in people who play sports such as tennis and squash, but more often, you have it because of a job or serious hobby where you have to grip and twist a lot. In fact, painters, carpenters, plumbers, and dentists are all more likely to get it.

SOURCES:

Orth Info: “Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis).”

Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School: “What to Do About Tennis Elbow.”

Mayo Clinic: “Tennis Elbow.”

Family Doctor.org: “Tennis Elbow.”

NHS: “Tennis Elbow.”

University of Rochester: “Tennis Elbow.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on December 24, 2018

SOURCES:

Orth Info: “Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis).”

Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School: “What to Do About Tennis Elbow.”

Mayo Clinic: “Tennis Elbow.”

Family Doctor.org: “Tennis Elbow.”

NHS: “Tennis Elbow.”

University of Rochester: “Tennis Elbow.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on December 24, 2018

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