Resource: Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow: Tendinitis or Tendinopathy?

Very often, patients with pain either over the lateral or medial side of the elbow, are diagnosed with having Tennis or Golfer’s elbow respectively. Patients have been known to have recurrent pain and that the prognosis for complete recovery has been about 46-49%. But why does such a simple problem have such moderately poor prognosis? The answer lies with poor compliance to treatment and coping strategies. This poor compliance arises from the inadequate understanding of the nature of injury

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