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Managing Tennis Elbow With Acupuncture

Managing Tennis Elbow With Acupuncture

Most people describe pain on the outside of the elbow as “tennis elbow”, while doctors call it lateral epicondylitis. On a wider scale less than 5% of people diagnosed with tennis elbow actually play tennis. How Does it Develop?  Tennis elbow manifests when there’s strain of the forearm (extensor muscles) and their attachments near the outside of the elbow. Overusing and repetitive moving forearm muscles can create strain and tears in the muscle and tendons, leading to inflammation. In Chinese medicine, there is an additional reason why some people are prone to these types of inflammatory conditions. Once reason is

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