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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.

----The elbow-joint (Articulatio Cubiti) [Figs. 1,2] is a ginglymus or hinge-joint. The trochlea of the humerus is received into the semilunar notch of the ulna, and the capitulum of the humerus articulates with the fovea on the head of the radius. The articular surfaces are connected together by a capsule, which is thickened medially and laterally, and, to a less extent, in front and behind. ...


Elbow Injuries and Disorders as related to Elbow