Tennis Elbow

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is inflammation or, in some cases, micro-tearing of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow. The forearm muscles and tendons become damaged from overuse — repeating the same motions again and again. This leads to pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow.
Tennis Elbow
Causes :

Tennis elbow is an overuse and muscle strain injury. The cause is repeated contraction of the forearm muscles that you use to straighten and raise your hand and wrist.

As the name suggests, playing tennis especially repeated use of the backhand stroke with poor technique is one possible cause of tennis elbow. However, many other common arm motions can cause tennis elbow, including:

  • Using plumbing tools.
  • Painting
  • Driving screws
  • Cutting up cooking ingredients, particularly meat.
  • Repetitive computer mouse use.
Symptoms :

The pain associated with tennis elbow  may radiate from the outside of your elbow into your forearm and wrist. Pain and weakness may make it difficult to:

  • Shake hands or grip an object
  • Turn a doorknob
  • Hold a coffee cup
Homoeopathic Approach :

Natural and safe, homeopathic medicines are deep acting and have no side effects on the body.  Homeopathic medicines do not suppress the disease and its symptoms, homeopathic medication.

  • Rhustox : Rhustox has shown remarkable results in tennis elbow cases with tearing pains in tendons, ligaments, and fascia. Soreness in the condyles of the joints is treated well with rhustox.
  • Kali Carbonicum : Kali carbonicum is indicated for pain in tendons, along with stiffness in the wrist and elbow joint. The person feels numbness in the arm joints when overworked in such cases.
  • Ruta : Ruta is one of the most reliable medicines for tennis elbow with stiffness and soreness of the forearms, feeling of the sprain, and restricted wrist movement.
  • Bellis Perennis :  For tennis elbow due to overwork. Two top-grade medicines for the treatment of tennis elbow which result from overwork or exertion are bellis perennis, bellis perennis is indicated for pain in the outer part of the forearm due to exertion or overuse of muscles. The wrist feels contracted as though there was an elastic band around the joint.
  • Conium : Tennis elbow with weakness in the forearm. Conium is one of the most effective medicines for the muscular weakness of the elbow joints accompanied by numbness of the fingers.
* Note – Above medicines are for knowledge purpose only. Take the medication only after doctor’s consultation. Do not self medicate

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