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Cause Repetitive twisting of the wrist against resistance or frequent forearm rotation; there may be a partial tear of the tendon fibers at or near their point of insertion on the humerus
Diagnosis Active dorsiflexion of the wrist against resistance or firm fingertip pressure over the lateral humeral epicondyle produces sharp pain
Risk factors Forceful repetitive wrist or forearm movement or playing tennis
Management Rest, splinting and, if necessary, steroid injection
lateral epicondylitisTennis elbow, see there.
lat·er·al ep·i·con·dy·li·tis(lat'ĕr-ăl ep'i-kon'di-lī'tis)
Synonym(s): lateral humeral epicondylitis, tennis elbow.
Patient discussion about lateral epicondylitis
Q. Are there any alternative treatments to Tennis Elbow? I've been suffering from Tennis Elbow for over 2 years and would really like to avoid surgery. Any suggestions based on your experience would be highly appreciated.
and omega 3 fatty acids.
that's all i know...i investigated the subject as you can see :)
Q. I am suffering from tennis elbow for nearly three months. What is the best treatment and exercise? There is very pain and I can not lift any weight even mug to bath. I attended my doctor who advised me Nucoxia 90 (Etoricoxib 90) 1 OD for 14 days and SWD 10 minutes for 6 days at affected right elbow. There was some relief for few days but again the position is same due to which I am unable to do my routine works. At night on sleeping, the arm becomes heavy and painful.