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I GOT THE SAME THING WHICH SACHIN HAD!!! TENNIS ELBOW!!!

Ismat Khoja
Ismat Khoja
Lateral Epicondylitis or Tennis Elbow is a condition with pain affecting the outer side of the elbow. ⁣
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Usually caused as a result of repetitive stressful gripping and lifting. ⁣
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They are commonly seen in Racket players, Javelin throwers, Cricketers, Tennis and Golf Players. It can also be an occupational hazard where strong forearm muscle contraction is required while gripping a heavy object and therefore, is commonly seen in people who are manual workers such as carpenters, plumbers, butchers and painters.⁣
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Basically, the origin of  extensor group of the muscle arising at the lateral (outer) condyle gets inflamed. ⁣
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Remedies include: ⁣
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1. Ice – Ice the painful elbow. This can help reduce symptoms but may not completely eliminate them. ⁣
2. Use of forearm bands can help reduce the force transmitted on the elbow while gripping.⁣
3. Alternative sport activity - One where gripping heavy object isn’t involved can be continued to maintain the physical activity level. ⁣
4. Weight lifting can be continued provided heavy lifting isn’t involved as higher weights require a stronger grip which could further aggravate the condition. ⁣
5. Care should be taken in exercises like Skull crusher, Bicep curls etc. ⁣
6. Basic stretches for the forearm muscles can be helpful to some extent followed by strengthening exercises.⁣
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⚠️Make sure your exercises routine is well plan by a physiotherapist or an expert to avoid unwanted stress.⁣⚠️
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⚠️Disclaimer Alert: This health information is for general education purposes only. Always consult with your doctor or other health professional to get yourself clinically diagnosed & treated. ⁣⚠️
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