tennis elbow


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tennis elbow

n.
A painful inflammation of the tissue surrounding the outer side of the elbow, caused by strain from playing tennis and other sports.

tennis elbow

n
(Pathology) a painful inflammation of the elbow caused by exertion in playing tennis and similar games

ten′nis el`bow


n.
inflammation and pain at the elbow caused by strong, repetitive movements of the forearm and wrist.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tennis elbow - painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand)tennis elbow - painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand)
epicondylitis - painful inflammation of the muscles and soft tissues around an epicondyle
tendinitis, tendonitis, tenonitis - inflammation of a tendon
Translations
Tennisarm
épicondylite

tennis elbow

n (Med) → gomito del tennista

ten·nis el·bow

n. codo de tenista.

tennis elbow

n (fam) epicondilitis f (lateral), codo de tenista (fam)
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I'm not a doctor but that sounds like Tennis Elbow.
Tennis elbow, so described because the movement of a tennis backhand or painting a wall uses the elbow in a backward, overextended motion.
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Tennis elbow is defined by lateral elbow pain on palpation of the common extensor origin and pain on resisted wrist extension.
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Rising incidence of sports injuries and high awareness about treatment and management of tennis elbow together drive the North America lateral epicondylitis market.
So the next thing that happened was I got tennis elbow," he says, "and so began my trek down tendon injury lane, if you will.
It was a tricky one, and just 33 per cent of you managed to correctly identify Jay's problem as tennis elbow.