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The Myth Of Tennis Elbow "Inflammation" - And Why You Can Stop "Fighting" It

Research has unequivocally shown that chronic Tennis Elbow is usually NOT inflammatory in nature, so isn't it high time to abandon the inflammation-fighting approach - And the myth it's based on?
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Medical researchers have been reporting for decades that Tennis Elbow (at least in its chronic form) is rarely an inflammatory condition, and that the terms 'TendonITIS' and 'EpicondylITIS' are misnomers - but is anyone listening? Are the prescriptions for anti-inflammatories and the Cortisone shots decreasing? Does the "Left hand" of medicine know what the "Right hand" is doing and writing?

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The Tennis Elbow Inflammation Fallacy

Inflammation is the biggest, most pervasive Tennis Elbow myth of all time.


How the "anti-inflammatory treatment approach" is a dead end, and may do more harm than good.


And why there's no need to chase, fight, reduce, manage and worry about it...

 

http://tenniselbowclassroom.com/what-is-tennis-elbow-1/tennis-elbow-tendonitis-inflammation-myth/

 

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What Is The Recovery Time For Tennis Elbow?

Some Tennis Elbow injuries seem to take mere weeks to heal, while others take months or even years to fully recover from – Why is that? And is there a way to speed up your healing process?

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Tennis Elbow is a tendon injury, and because of the way tendons heal, this is a more difficult question to answer than it would seem…

 

Full post with podcast tackling this challenging question about recovery time: http://goo.gl/o6C94P

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What Is Tennis Elbow? Tendonitis Or TendinOSIS? – A Deeper Look At Elbow Tendon Pain And Injury

What Is Tennis Elbow? Tendonitis Or TendinOSIS? – A Deeper Look At Elbow Tendon Pain And Injury | What Is Tennis Elbow? | Scoop.it
If Tennis Elbow is just an irritated, inflamed tendon at your elbow “Tendonitis” – or even a minor tendon tear – WHY doesn’t it get better with a little ice, a little rest and a few anti-inflammatories? Clearly, there must be more to the story.
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This video takes a deeper look at Tennis Elbow and explains the key distinction between TendonITIS and TendinOSIS.

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The Lateral Epicondylitis Inflammation Myth

Allen Willette of Tennis Elbow Classroom cites the medical research in this video proving that Tennis Elbow is not an inflammatory condition. (Part two of "Smashing The Inflammation Myth")
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Why Tennis Elbow Is NOT Inflammatory

Why Tennis Elbow Is NOT Inflammatory | What Is Tennis Elbow? | Scoop.it

Is your Tennis Elbow really inflamed? Why you can STOP treating & worrying about “Tendonitis” inflammation.

 

Medical researches first started finding evidence decades ago that the original persistent or Chronic inflammation / “Tendonitis” theory on Tennis Elbow was incorrect.

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The Tennis Elbow Inflammation fallacy seems to be one of the most persistant medical myths in recent history.In spite of all the evidence to the contrary, it just won't go quietly. http://tenniselbowclassroom.com/what-is-tennis-elbow-1/tennis-elbow-tendonitis-inflammation-myth/

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Why Don’t Professional Tennis Players Get Tennis Elbow? – Or Do They?

Why Don’t Professional Tennis Players Get Tennis Elbow? – Or Do They? | What Is Tennis Elbow? | Scoop.it

The perception seems to be that pro tennis players don't get Tennis Elbow but a slightly better question might be: 'Why do pros get Tennis Elbow less often than amateurs considering how much tennis they play?'

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Even if your Tennis Elbow injury doesn’t have anything to do with tennis check this out. (There's a potentially valuable lesson here.)

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What Is Tennis Elbow?

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What's Tennis Elbow? Inflammation? A tendon tear? No - It's a different kind of injury - Learn more about what it is at Tennis Elbow Classroom
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