What Is Tennis Elbow? What Causes Tennis Elbow?

January 13, 2010

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful condition. It often occurs as a result of strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm and around the elbow joint. As its name suggests, tennis elbow can sometimes be caused by playing tennis, but many other common activities can cause tennis elbow. It is also known as “shooter’s elbow” and “archer’s elbow”…more