Lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as tennis elbow, is not limited to tennis players. The backhand swing in tennis can strain the muscles and tendons of the elbow in a way that leads to tennis elbow.Tennis elbow (also known as "shooter's elbow" and "archer's elbow") is a condition where the outer part of the elbow becomes sore and tender. It is commonly associated with playing tennis and other racquet sports, though the injury can happen to almost anybody.
- Pain On The Outer Part Of Elbow (Lateral Epicondyle).
- Point Tenderness Over The Lateral Epicondyle – A Prominent Part Of The Bone On The Outside Of The Elbow.
- Gripping And Movements Of The Wrist Hurt, Especially Wrist Extension And Lifting Movements.
- Activities That Use The Muscles That Extend The Wrist (E.G. Pouring A Pitcher Or Gallon Of Milk, Lifting With The Palm Down) Are Characteristically Painful.
- Morning Stiffness.