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Inflammation of the tendons of the elbow (epicondylitis) caused by overuse of the muscles of the forearm.
- ‘Some cases of tennis elbow clear up with plenty of rest and support.’
- ‘She may well require treatment for tennis elbow.’
- ‘His greatest fear is the return of the dreaded tennis elbow that has plagued him in the past.’
- ‘When tennis elbow banished her from the court, she wasn't sure what to do with her free time.’
- ‘Increasing the strength of your forearm muscles can help to prevent tennis elbow occurring.’
- ‘Strengthening your forearms can help guard against tennis elbow.’
- ‘He is recovering from an operation for his tennis elbow.’
- ‘This condition has similar symptoms to tennis elbow, with the difference that the swelling appears on the inside of the elbow.’
- ‘Excessive or repeated use of the muscles that straighten the wrist can cause injury to the tendons, leading to tennis elbow.’
- ‘Weakness and inflexibility in the forearm muscles makes tennis elbow more likely.’
- ‘Most people who have taken part in various sports have experienced injury, such as stress fracture or tennis elbow.’
- ‘Tennis elbow happens when one or more of these tendons become inflamed.’
- ‘If your tennis elbow recurs, consult a physical therapist to learn how to move your elbow joint properly.’
- ‘My tennis elbow was giving me some serious problems.’
- ‘The pain caused by tennis elbow normally lasts for 6 to 12 weeks.’
- ‘If caught early, injuries like tennis elbow may respond to rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medications.’
- ‘Tennis elbow ruled him out of three one-day tournaments.’
- ‘The tennis elbow has bothered him the last few months.’
- ‘Acupuncture is most effective at treating pain, such as headaches, tennis elbow, or muscle pain.’
- ‘Up to 3 percent of adults have tennis elbow.’
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