You don’t have to play tennis to develop tennis elbow. Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a condition where you develop tears in tendons that attach your forearm muscles to your elbow. It is a painful issue that is caused by repetitive use of the forearm. This injury is common with racket sport athletes like tennis players, as well as plumbers, painters, cooks, golfers, and many other people who do repetitive arm movements.
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Studying pitchers in highly competitive softball leagues, Smith, associate professor of orthopedics, and his colleagues found that 40 percent had some type of shoulder or arm injury during the season. And when the researchers looked more closely, they found that part of the reason may be that softball pitchers frequently pitch several games in succession, particularly during tournaments.
Recovery is as unique to the individual as is their genetic makeup – it really does depend on a wide variety of factors. However, for many common orthopedic injuries, there's usually a fairly consistent timeline for return to sport or active living.
A prevention program that improves physical function was effective in the prevention of medial elbow injury in youth baseball players, according to a recently published study.