History Of Tennis Elbow
is also named as
. Depending on the site of the condition, it is named as
of muscles in the forearm and arm are the prime cause of Archer’s Elbow. The outer part of the elbow becomes
have been seen by histological studies. The other names it carries are
lateral elbow pain
The history says, tennis elbow was
Runge in 1873
. This term was then used by
in the year
in his paper
. This condition was also seen among the
of the overall population are affected by Shooter’s elbow. And most surprisingly more than
of total tennis players have suffered from this during their careers. Less than
of those diagnosed are seen to have been found playing rigorous tennis. The shooter’s elbow affects men more in comparison to women. The age group between
is most affected. But chances are there which can affect people from all age groups.
are also seen to have been affected due to their repeated use of arm, elbow and wrist. Gardeners, house cleaners (doing vacuuming, sweeping, scrubbing), landscapers, assembly line workers, mechanics, carpenters etc. are also the victims.
The lateral epicondylitis appears as a non-inflammatory, chronic
condition. The tennis players use a repetitive hit to thousands of tennis balls. This often lead to tearing of the tendon attachment at the forearm.
The condition has seen to have improved with dedicated treatment plans in among
of people affected by lateral epicondilytis. However, only about
of people do not show any results with conservative treatment. So surgery is recommended for them. The injured unit of the muscle and tendon present around the elbow is treated with surgery. Surgery promises relief in pain and regain of previous strength.