Inflammation of the tendons of the elbow (epicondylitis) caused by overuse of the muscles of the forearm.
- Tennis elbow happens when one or more of these tendons become inflamed.
- Weakness and inflexibility in the forearm muscles makes tennis elbow more likely.
- Acupuncture is most effective at treating pain, such as headaches, tennis elbow, or muscle pain.
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Syllabification: ten·nis el·bow
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