TITLE

tennis elbow

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2158
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "tennis elbow" is presented. It refers to a condition characterized by pain over the lateral epicondyle of the humerus or the head of the radius. Its synonym is epicondylitis and lateral humeral. Its treatment includes resting the arm, using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or applying a wide strap around the forearm, just below the elbow when elbow soreness is mild. Physical therapy with an elastic band also cures many patients.
ACCESSION #
21248148

 

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