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Ask a Doctor: Tennis elbow affects many

Wed, Mar 28, 2018

Don’t let the name fool you. Tennis elbow affects more than just tennis players.

 

“It’s a condition caused by long-term repetitive arm movements resulting in inflammation of the elbow’s tendons and, in some cases, small tears,” says Dr. Carl A. DiRaimondo, an orthopedic surgeon with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. He sees patients in Manitowoc.

 

Ask a Doctor: Tennis elbow affects many

 

Golfers, baseball players, landscapers, painters, assembly-line workers and butchers are among those at risk for tennis elbow, says DiRaimondo.

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