Tennis Elbow is the painful condition on the outer side of elbow. In medical term, it is called "lateral epicondylitis" where elbow tendon is overloaded with repetitive movement of arms and wrist.
Tennis elbow is inflammation of soft tissue of the forearm. The inflamed tendon common referred as Tendonitis experienced the pain on extension or straightening.
Tennis elbow is not only for the tennis players but can also happen to any person who overuses their wrist and arm such as painter, carpenter, plumber.....
Golf Elbow is similar situation that elbow has been used repetitively and weakened the muscle. In medical term, it is called "medial epicondylitis". The pain happens on flexing the arm rather than extending the arm.
Rainbow Medicine acupuncturist at Balgowlah clinic can assist you relief the pain in elbow muscle and tendon and you can go back to usually activities very quickly.