Lateral epicondylitis, or Tennis Elbow is a condition where the tendons that originate on the lateral aspect of the elbow, the lateral epicondyle become inflamed. This is a form of tendonitis, inflammation of the tendons. Symptoms can include pain on the lateral elbow, tenderness to touch, difficulty with use of the elbow in activities such as swinging a tennis racket.
Tennis elbow can be treated conservatively with rest, activity modification, physical therapy, compression, ice and even injections. Click here to see conservative elbow treatments offered by Dr. Domb.