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Tennis Elbow (cont.)

Tennis Elbow Treatment

Home care with ice, rest, and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications are the mainstays of treatment. If these do not produce the desired result, the physician may choose to begin a second line of therapy.

  • An elbow strap or splint may help take the pressure off the inflamed tendon.
  • Physical therapy involves different exercises to increase flexibility and strength. These exercises are usually performed at home.

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