Mr Robin Mark Seagger MBBS MSc FRCS

GMC No. 4536697

Twitter @fixmyshoulder

www.fixmyshoulder.co.uk

c/o Emma Shires

emma.shires2@bmichoice.co.uk

Tel: 01706 869025

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Practice Address:

BMI Highfield Hospital

Manchester Road

Rochdale

OL11 4LZ

Tel: 01706 655121

Tennis Elbow

 

Mechanism/Injury:             

General wear and tear/ over use of the lateral elbow tendons

Genetics, Sporting Activities, Work related, Age Related Change

Pain classically felt over bone on outside of elbow down in to forearm

                                               

Symptoms:                          

Pain on outside of elbow radiating down into forearm

Worse on grasping/gripping

Severe pain on knocking outside of elbow

Pain on rotation of forearm

Pain on lying on arm in bed, disturbed sleep

Weakness of elbow movements

                                               

Investigations:                     

X-Ray, Ultrasound scan, MRI scan

 

Treatment options:             

Pain killers

Physiotherapy

Forearm Clasp

Injections (steroid/cortisone or Platelet Rich Plasma)

Surgical Release- TOPAZ or Nirschl Release