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Does Your Elbow Hurt

Have you ever felt a pinch(or higher degrees of pain) on your outer elbow every time you rotate your wrist?


If so, you might be showing symptoms of(or already suffering from) Tennis elbow(lateral epicondylitis).


Symptoms:


The pain associated with tennis elbow may radiate from the outside of your elbow into your forearm and wrist. Pain and weakness may make it difficult to:


* Shake hands or grip an object

* Turn a doorknob

* Hold a coffee cup


Causes:


As the name suggests, playing tennis — especially repeated use of the backhand stroke with poor technique — is one possible cause of tennis elbow. However, many other common arm motions can cause tennis elbow, including:


* Using plumbing tools

* Painting

* Driving screws

* Cutting up cooking ingredients, particularly meat

* Repetitive computer mouse use



Tennis elbow is an overuse and muscle strain injury. The cause is repeated contraction of the forearm muscles that you use to straighten and raise your hand and wrist. The repeated motions and stress to the tissue may result in a series of tiny tears in the tendons that attach the forearm muscles to the bony prominence at the outside of your elbow.


So if you do have tennis elbow, then reach out to us and we can come up with some quick fixes to at least avoid pain, if not fix it immediately.


If you’re serious about getting rid of the pain permanently then let us know and we can set up a consultation with our health coach⚕️

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