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Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Tennis player.Tennis elbow is a swelling or breakdown of the tendons that attach to the bony bump (or lateral epicondyle) on the outer edge of the elbow.  This swelling or breakdown causes the outer elbow to become painful.  
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What Causes Tennis Elbow?

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Can Tennis Elbow Be Prevented?

Last Updated: 04/2012