Definition of tennis elbow in English:

tennis elbow

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Inflammation of the tendons of the elbow (epicondylitis) caused by overuse of the muscles of the forearm.
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    • 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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