What is Tennis Elbow ?
Lateral Epicondylitis is the scientific name for Tennis Elbow. This condition consists of chronic elbow pain on the outside of the arm right next to the forearm. People tend to believe that it is common among tennis players.it is scientifically proven that only 5% of these cases are linked to the sport of Tennis.
This condition is related to the muscles and tendons in your forearm. Since tendons are your connection to most muscles, it causes chronic elbow pain when your arm is used repetitively. There is a muscle called “extensor carpi radialisbrevis” (ECRB) that is located at the end of your elbow. This muscle will develop small tears.
What is Golfer’s Elbow?
The medical term “medial epicondylitis” is referring to Golfer’s Elbow. A common condition in…yes, you guessed it, Golfers!! This medical condition elbow pain on the inside of the arm. It is also known as “throwers elbow” or “little league elbow.” This medical condition is very painful and may cause worse conditions in the future if not treated properly. This condition and Tennis elbow are common in people that participate in specific activities such as racket sports and throwing sports and office workers too, however, this condition is still relatively rare with minimal research done for it.READ MORE