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RICE & MICE: Tennis Elbow

Since I previously wrote about medial epicondylitis, or golfer’s elbow, I’d like to move over to the other side of the elbow to the lateral epicondyle. Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, is an overuse injury to the tendons that connect the forearm muscles to bone located on the outer aspect, the thumb side, of the elbow. These tendons help you move your wrist and fingers. When the tendon is over stressed or strained and repeatedly pull and tug at their point of attachment on the bone, lateral epicondylitis may develop. As with medial epicondylitis, lateral epicondylitis is not a tendinitis, but …

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RICE & MICE: Golfer’s Elbow

As we bid adieu to the Pittsburgh Penguins of 2011-12, I’d like to bring awareness to an injury that could affect anyone of the the Penguins players, coaches and staff during this extra long off-season: golfer’s elbow. Yes,  the elbows of the likes of James Neal, Tyler Kennedy, Evgeni Malkin and Arron Asham no longer have to incur the trauma of Flyers players head-butting their sensitive mid-arm areas. However, a new enemy may lurk on the horizon. Golfer’s elbow, also called medial epicondylitis, is an overuse injury to the tendons that connect the forearm muscles to bone located on the …