What is tennis elbow?

Lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as tennis elbow, is inflammation of the tendon that connects the muscles of the forearm, wrist, and hand to the upper arm at the elbow. The tendon on the lateral or bony outside part of the elbow is most often irritated by overuse during physical activity.

What is the difference between a sprain and a strain?
What is tendinitis?
What is spinal stenosis?
What is shoulder impingement?
What is sciatica?
What is radiculopathy/nerve impingement?
What is plantar fasciitis (heel spur)?
What is frozen shoulder?
What is degenerative disc disease?
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
What is the difference between x-rays, MRI, and CT scan?
What is physical therapy?
What is an epidural?
What is a tendon, a ligament, and cartilage?
What is a cortisone/corticosteroid injection?
What are NSAIDs and how do they work?
Should I apply ice or heat to an injury?
When should I arrive at the hospital/surgery center?
What should I wear the day of my surgery?
What medications should I stop taking prior to surgery?
What happens after surgery?
How long will surgery take?
How long will I stay in the hospital/surgery center?
Do I need to do anything special the day or night before surgery?
What is joint replacement surgery?
What is arthroscopic surgery?
What is an orthopedic surgeon?
What is an ACL reconstruction?
What happens during rotator cuff surgery?
What are the most common complications of orthopedic surgery?
How long do artificial joints last?
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