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Unformatted text preview: Wang 1 Cheng-Lun Wang Professor Jake Stark PEACT 1 April 24, 2004 Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow is one of the common syndromes that tennis players may suffer from. Even professional players can suffer from tennis elbow, if they don’t watch out. The commonly known name of the syndrome is “Tennis Elbow”, but this is such a confusing name that often gives people the wrong idea about this disease. In fact, tennis elbow seldom has any connection with fun and games. Tennis elbow is a painful elbow disorder. The technical name for tennis elbow is ”lateral epicondylitis”. This term indicates an inflammation occurring near a small point or projection of the upper arm bone (humerus) just above the elbow joint on the outer side of the arm. However, pain can also occur in other areas of the forearm and elbow. Some experts suggest that ”lateral elbow pain syndrome” is a more accurate name, but this term is not yet commonly used....
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- Spring '07
- Humerus, Brachioradialis, Tennis Elbow