Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition of the elbow happen when the muscles and tendons in your forearm are strained due to a repetitive or strenuous activity. . Not surprisingly, playing tennis or other racquet sports can cause this condition. As well as throwing sports such as the javelin or discus . You can develop tennis elbow by doing any form of activity that involves repeatedly twisting your wrist and using your forearm muscles therefore, not only athletes are predisposed to such injury but also Painters, carpenters or even housewives are particularly prone to developing tennis elbow.
The symptoms of tennis elbow develop gradually and worsened with forearm activity like holding a racquet or shaking hands . In most cases, the pain begins as mild and slowly worsens over weeks and months. There is usually no specific injury associated with the start of symptoms. Both arms can be affected, however, your dominant arm is more predisposed to injury.