Whether it is aging, bad technique, or repetitive stress, tennis elbow is a very common cause of chronic pain and loss of function. Classically it is commonly seen in tennis player, but it is also an occupational hazard.

Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylosis is a repetitve stress injury to the forearm muscle ligaments at the elbow.

Injuries to muscles, tendons, and ligaments are all too common for those participating in sports and/or other occupations with repetitive stress activities. Tissues with very good blood supply like muscles usually will heal faster from injury than the other components of the musculoskeletal system like tendons and ligaments.