Tennis Elbow is a painful condition at the outside point of the elbow. Tennis elbow is similar to Little League Elbow, however, the pain becomes apparent on the outside point of the elbow.
What causes tennis elbow?
Daily activities. Simply put, you can get tennis elbow from sports like swimming or climbing, doing manual labor or playing guitar or similar activities. There are a lot of different activities and scenarios that can cause this common injury.
What are symptoms of tennis elbow?
Symptoms of tennis elbow include radiating pain from the outside of the elbow to your forearm and wrist, pain during extension of the wrist, weakness in your forearm or a painful grip while shaking hands or turning a doorknob. You also might not be able to comfortably hold heavy items in your hand.
How is tennis elbow treated?
Both Tennis Elbow and Little League Elbow can be easily treated with soft-tissue treatment methods like Active Release Techniques (ART). Schedule an appointment with Performance Spine and Sports Center in Quincy, IL. Dr. Creech and Dr. Nothold will decide the best course of treatment.