What Is the Best Treatment for Tennis Elbow? Topic Guide

What Is the Best Treatment for Tennis Elbow? What Is the Best Treatment for Tennis Elbow?: Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) refers to an injury to the outer elbow tendon that occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm, near the elbow joint. Treatment for tennis elbow involves both short-term pain relief and long-term health improvement of the tendons through exercise and physical therapy.

What Is the Best Treatment for Tennis Elbow? Topic Guide - Visuals

What Is the Best Treatment for Tennis Elbow? Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »