Golfer’s elbow

Golfer’s elbow is a painful condition caused by wear and tear of the tendons on the medial (inner) side of the elbow. What causes golfer’s elbow? Golfer’s elbow (sometimes also called medial epicondylitis) is caused by degeneration (wear and tear) of the common flexor tendon on the medial side of the elbow. As we approach middle […]

4.1 Tennis elbow – advice for tennis players

1. What is tennis elbow? 2. How do you treat tennis elbow? 3. Surgery for tennis elbow 4. Tennis elbow – advice for tennis players This article is written in association with Chris Hull from Active Academy. Chris is an LTA tennis coach and fitness instructor with a particular interest in sports-specific rehabilitation following injuries. Tennis players who struggle […]

3. Surgery for tennis elbow

1. What is tennis elbow? 2. How do you treat tennis elbow? 3. Surgery for tennis elbow 4. Tennis elbow – advice for tennis players   When is tennis elbow surgery indicated? Most cases of tennis elbow are self-limiting and do not require an operation. However where intrusive symptoms have been present for more than six months […]