Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis

An irritation of the tissue connecting the forearm muscle to the elbow.

Treatable by a Physiotherapy professional

Usually self-diagnosable

Lab tests or imaging not required

Medium-term: resolves within weeks or months

Tennis elbow can be caused by repetitive wrist and arm motions.

Pain is the primary symptom. It usually occurs on the outside of the elbow and sometimes in the forearm and wrist.

Treatment includes rest, pain relievers and physiotherapy.