Tennis Elbow

If you’ve been suffering from elbow, forearm or wrist discomfort, read on for information about  causes and treatments.

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) is most commonly a form of overuse tendonitis that can plague the tendon attached to the “outside bump” of the elbow, radiating pain through the forearm, elbow and sometimes into the wrist and hand.

Common causes include:

  • Degenerative Arthritis
  • Repetitive motion
  • Stress & overuse

 Symptoms include:

  • Presistent, burning pain in the upper foream
  • Inflamation
  • Numbness and weakness that limits mobility, especially with activity
  • Increased sensitivity to pressure with wrist movement such as, handshaking, griping or typing on a keyboard.

If you’re experiencing any of the symptoms listed above, take the next step toward relief and visit us at Etheredge Chiropractic today!