Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow (Lateral Epicondylalgia) is the most common chronic musculoskeletal condition affecting the elbow, it refers to pain experienced on the outside of the elbow.  It is usually an overuse, repetitive strain injury of the tendon that attaches the muscles of the forearm to the elbow, often aggravated by gripping, lifting, computer work, playing tennis or gardening.

If this condition is left untreated the pain can worsen and become extremely limiting and the problem may persist for months or even years. 

Your physiotherapist will be able to diagnose and treat the source of your elbow pain, they will use a combination of pain management strategies, hands on manual treatment, and address muscle weaknesses, poor habits contributing to the problem with the goal of getting you back to you daily activities pain free as well as help prevent symptoms from returning.