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Elbow Problems; Tennis Elbow 

 

Tennis elbow (or lateral epicondylitis) is a condition where the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender, usually as a result of a specific strain or overuse. While it is called tennis elbow as it is suffered mostly by tennis players, it should be noted that it is by no means restricted to tennis players. Anyone who does a lot of work involving lifting at the elbow joint is susceptible to tennis elbow.

Bursitis is the inflammation of one or more bursa, or small sacks of oil, in the body. The bursa rest at the points where internal functionaries, like muscles and tendons, slide across bone. In the bursaÂ’s proper state, they create a smooth and almost frictionless surface over which to glide. With hundreds of them throughout the body they provide this surface for all human motion, making movement ideally painless. ...


Elbow Injuries and Disorders as related to Bursitis