What is Tennis Elbow?
Tennis Elbow (or Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis) is a common, painful injury in your arm and forearm as a result from overuse use of the muscles in your elbow, wrist and hands. Because the muscles you use are interconnected, you may feel pain in your elbow when you grip, twist or carry objects. Though named for tennis, Tennis Elbow can occur from any prolonged use this muscle group. Common causes include, using the computer, operating machinery and even lifting grocery bags.