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What is the main symptom of tennis elbow?

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The main symptom of tennis elbow is pain on the outside of your elbow, which might go into your forearm and wrist. You may feel pain when doing nothing at all or with anything from holding a pen to opening a jar.

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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