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What is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow is a specific form of tendonitis called lateral epicondylitis. Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendons. Tendons are the long strands of rigid tissue that connect muscles to bone.

Tennis elbow is inflammation that occurs in the tendon that connects your lower arm to your skeleton. This inflammation causes pain not only in or near the tendon but also in the joint area.