After Wimbledon where she injured her right elbow when she fell in a fourth-round loss to her Belgian rival Kim Clijsters. She spent the next few weeks deciding whether to risk surgery to repair the problem, but according to her longtime coach and confidant, Carlos Rodriguez, surgery would have forced her to miss another “year and a half realistically” and so she decided to take her chances without surgery.. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
Henin suffered the injury midway through the first set against Clijsters.
As she fell she overextended her elbow and if you look at the photos you can see the stresses involved at her elbow as she lands.
At one point all her weight is through the arm and elbow!
So You Have Tennis Elbow Lateral Epicondylitis? Or Do You? Are you sure it’s Tennis Elbow Lateral Epicondylitis?
Is it coming from Your Neck? Do you have a Radial Nerve problem? Have the soft tissues shortened?
Is there an elbow joint condition which is preventing your Tennis Elbow Lateral Epicondylitis from getting better?
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In the short term and for severe pain see your doctor or pharmacist who can give you the appropriate anti-inflammatory medicine and / or pain killers.
There are some anti-inflammatory gels and rubs that you can apply directly to the skin if you don’t want to or are unable to take oral anti-inflammatories.
You can apply Ice packs to your elbow and forearm for 15 minutes at a time.
The method I prefer for your elbow pain is to make up an Ice Block and then rub this over the affected area.
Tennis Elbow Tendonitis / Tendinitis – degenerative changes in the tendon are caused by repetitive movements or overuse of the muscle and tendon unit. Any activity that involves forceful gripping and / or quick repeated movements of the hand can lead to these changes and Tennis Elbow Tendonitis arm pain.
Between 40 and 50% of all tennis players have experienced Tennis Elbow pain at least once, and for many it can persist for a long time and affect their participation in their sport.
Tennis Elbow Lateral Epicondylitis Who Needs Elbow Surgery?
- most patients were between 30 and 50 years old
- no difference between male and female
- an average of 74% had their dominant arm affected
- patients had symptoms an average of 19 months before surgery