Articles for tag: Tennis Elbow

Living with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

I have Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, when I tell someone this they usually say, don’t you mean, Carpal Tunnel. I want to scream, No I have Cubital Tunnel, why don’t I tell you about it. Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a disorder caused by compression of the Ulnar nerve at the elbow, The Ulnar nerve passes really ...

Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention of Tennis Elbow

What is lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)?Lateral epicondylitis is just a fancy term for tennis elbow. It is the name for a condition in which the bony bump on the outer surface of the elbow becomes painful and is very tender to touch. The technical term for this bump is called the lateral epicondyle so when ...

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Playing Badminton in Pain

“I just have to make sure that in my mind, I’m ready for being able to play with the pain” said Kim Clijsters (www.injury.com). There are many badminton athletes that play with pain on a daily basis. Badminton is not a contact sport like football or boxing. However, in badminton athletes are continually injuring their ...

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The Signs and Symptoms of Tennis Elbow

The summer season is a time that people can take advantage of the warm weather, and get outside to play tennis, get out on the golf course, bike, or simply tend to their gardens. It is also a time when those aches and pains creep up unexpectedly, and you begin to question your age. The ...

Tips for Treating Tennis Elbow

Did you know that you don’t have to play tennis to get tennis elbow? It’s a painful condition common to those who manage to lift and push enough to inflame a tendon in the arm. What exactly is tennis elbow? According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), its medical name is lateral epicondylitis. ...

Alternative Uses for Vicks VapoRub

Vicks VapoRub is marketed as a menthol soothing ointment that helps alleviate symptoms of cough and congestion. This menthol ointment has helped some individuals alleviate fungus of the toenails, tennis elbow, sinus headaches, skin tagsare, and the dry skin on the fingers/heels. Over the years, alternative ways of using Vicks VapoRub have been discovered by ...

Ten Ways to Relieve Tennis Elbow Pain

Tennis elbow is an injury that Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano had to deal with a couple of seasons ago. He got it while working at his computer working on charity and business efforts sending products back to his home country. He is originally from the Dominican Republic and got a little too mouse happy ...

Elbow Tendinitis and Treatment

Tendinitis (Tendonitis) is an inflammation of a tendon (Tough band of fibrous connective tissue that connects muscle to bone or muscle to muscle). Most common injuries related to tendinitis occur around the shoulders, elbows, and knees. Also, tendonitis can occur in the hips, heels and wrists. Underlying inflammatory rheumatic diseases (Referring to more than 100 ...