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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.

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Stretching 101

So how do you stretch? Just bend over and touch your toes, right? While that’s a start, but it doesn’t work all areas of your body to prevent injuries. There are many different intensities of stretching. For instance, if you want a full body experience yoga is a great opportunity to relax all of your muscles. Not only is it a great exercise that will decrease your likelihood of ending up in the ER, but it’s also relaxing.

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