Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition that affects not just athletes, but anyone who performs repetitive motions of the wrist, forearm, or elbow. It is caused by inflammation of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of your elbow, usually from overuse.

The elbow is made up of three long bones,

Karen Phillips Battles Tennis Elbow, Trigger Finger, and Carpal Tunnel

Karen Phillips has been battling a myriad of arm problems including tennis elbow, trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome.  This past episode included her hand locking up around a car part at her work.  She was working hard trying to get orders out and her hand just froze around the part.  She had to have someone assist her in getting the part out of her hand.