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Lateral Epicondylitis - Tennis Elbow

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Description: Lateral epicondylitis is sometimes referred to as Tennis Elbow - not because only tennis players get the problem, but because the backhand swing in tennis is a common activity that can cause the problem. There are many other activities that can result in lateral epicondylitis - such as painting with a brush or roller, running a chain saw, and using many types of hand tools continuously. Each of these activities use the same muscles and can result in lateral epicondylitis when these muscles are overused.

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Added: Fri Jan 11 2002
Last Modified: Sun Aug 26 2007