Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Lateral Epicondylitis is an inflammation of the tendons of the muscles in spasm on the bony outer part of the elbow (known as the Lateral Epicondyle). These tendons are responsible for many elbow, wrist and finger movements.
Lateral Epicondylitis is characterised by pain, tenderness and swelling in the outer part of the elbow often radiating down the forearm, particularly on moving the elbow, wrist and fingers.
The tendons can be injured by repeated actions such as: