Tennis elbow is also called lateral epicondylitis.it is a type of tendinitis- swelling of tendons which causes pain in the elbow and forearm. Tennis elbow usually develops over time.It is caused due to repetitive movement of wrist and forearm. Activities like gripping a racket,lifting heavy weight can cause pain and can strain the muscles and put stress on tendons and cause microscopic tears in the tissue.
The treatment of tennis elbow includes give rest to the elbow. Apply ice pack, Using an elbow strap, doing physiotherapy exercise to reduce stiffness and increase flexibility and strengthen and strech the muscles of hand and forearm.