How is lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) prevented?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Bryant James Walrod, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Attention to proper form and technique will decrease the risk of developing tendinosis of the lateral elbow extensor muscles.

  • Proper equipment, (ie, size and weight of racquet, size of grip, dry balls)

  • Improved conditioning, improved core strength

  • Gradual increase in intensity and duration of activity


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