In this video we look at three key exercises for Tennis Elbow!read more
10 things you didn’t know about Tennis Elbow
- The condition was initially described in 1873. The name “lawn tennis elbow” first came into use for the condition in 1882.
- Around 2 % of the population aged 30-50 will present with these symptoms.
- It is not just tennis players, Tennis Elbow is also known as Lateral Epicondylitis or Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy
- Our lateral elbow anatomy is made up of a number of components, the key component we have to assess when looking at Tennis elbow is our common wrist extensors. They create a broad tendon that inserts on the outside of the lower part of the humerus.
By Eoin Naughton MISCP – Physiotherapist for the Irish boxing team and Irish International tennis players. Keen tennis player himself.
What is Tennis Elbow.
Tennis elbow is the common term for a condition caused by overuse of the forearm and wrist muscles which results in elbow pain, particularly to the outside of the elbow.read more