What is lateral epicondylitis?
Commonly known as tennis elbow, lateral epicondylitis is a painful condition involving the tendons attached to the bone on the lateral (outside) part of the elbow. It is an overuse injury and often results from damage and microtearing to the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) forearm muscle and tendon that helps stabilize and extend the wrist.
What are the symptoms of lateral epicondylitis?
- Pain or a burning sensation in the outer part of the elbow
- Weak strength of grip
What treatment options are available?
If the symptoms persist, it is recommended to schedule a consultation with Dr. Yoon for tennis elbow treatment in Los Angeles. A comprehensive evaluation will be performed and a treatment plan can then be discussed based on the findings.