Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis

Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes sore and tender. The forearm muscles and tendons become damaged from overuse — repeating the same strenuous motions again and again. This leads to pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow.Pain on the outer part of the elbow (lateral epicondyle).Point tenderness over the lateral epicondyle—a prominent part of the bone on the outside of the elbow.Pain from gripping and movements of the wrist, especially wrist extension and lifting movements.Pain from activities that use the muscles that extend[citation needed] the wrist (e.g. pouring a container of liquid, lifting with the palm down, sweeping, especially where wrist movement is required)

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