Tennis elbow

Overview

Tennis elbow has many analogous terms, including lateral elbow pain, lateral epicondylitis, lateral epicondylalgia, tendonitis of the common extensor origin, and peritendinitis of the elbow. Tennis elbow is characterised by pain and tenderness over the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, and pain on resisted dorsiflexion of the wrist, middle finger, or both. For the purposes of this review, tennis elbow is restricted to lateral elbow pain or lateral epicondylitis or lateral epicondylalgia.

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Positive effect of an autologous platelet concentrate in lateral epicondylitis in a double-blind randomized controlled trial platelet-rich plasma versus corticosteroid injection with a 1-year follow-up. ( 20 January 2016 )

Core stabilisation reduces compensatory movement patterns in patients with injury to the arm: a randomized controlled trial. ( 20 January 2016 )