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Tennis elbow (epicondylitis lateralis humeri), usually affects the tendon insertions of the muscles that stretch the wrist and fingers. However, several other sports and activities besides sports can also put you at risk. It leads to pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow. The cause of tennis elbow is always a prolonged overuse of these extensor muscles, which initially leads to painful tension (hypertonus). Chiropractors adjust the elbow, but also check your spine for misalignments, which can slow the healing process of the elbow. Your elbow joint is a joint made up of three bones: the upper arm bone (humerus) and the two bones in the forearm (radius and ulna). There are bony bumps at the bottom of the humerus called epicondyles, where several muscles of the forearm begin their course.
However, this does not happen – as is often assumed – only during sports. Everyday or occupational continuous stress can also lead to tennis elbow. For example, the following activities are often involved in the development of tennis elbow:
. If left untreated, tennis elbow can then lead to irreversible pathological changes in the muscle attachment site, painful calcification or even muscle rupture.
Typical of tennis elbow is pain that is often localized to the outside of the elbow. . . . . These typical symptoms are usually enough to diagnose tennis elbow. .
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