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Sports Med. 1996 Aug;22(2):133-9.

Tennis elbow. Current concepts of treatment and rehabilitation.

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Lake Centre for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Leesburg, Florida, USA.

Abstract

Tennis elbow occurs as a result of repetitive microtrauma to the musculotendinous unit causing inflammatory and degenerative tissue damage. A good understanding of the aetiology and pathoanatomy will aid the clinician in preventing and recognising this condition. Early recognition with a quality rehabilitative programme, and the judicious use of surgical intervention usually results in full recovery and excellent functional outcomes.

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