Symptoms of this condition may include: Diffuse pain over lateral elbow just below the lateral epicondyle Reduced grip strength Reduced ability to lift a heavy object or In racquet game players, reduced ability to perform a backhand. Some people with tennis elbow also experience tingling sensation ...
Tennis elbow - which is a generic term for pain in the lateral aspect of the elbow - can occur in badminton players from the repetitive nature of the strokes they use. With tennis elbow, you'll feel pain and an aching into the lateral aspect of the elbow.
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If something hurts, it means something is not right and you need to listen to that. If you continue playing badminton when you’re suffering from tennis elbow, you could make it much worse. Listen to your body, take sensible precautions to prevent injuries like tennis elbow, and give your body a break when you need to.
Tennis elbow is one of the most common injuries in badminton. A tennis elbow is when your forearm (near the elbow) goes through excessive usage causing many micro-breaks and inflammation near the lateral epicondyle or the bony edge of the elbow. This condition leads to pain around the elbow area, according to a survey, around 1 in 10 people suffer from Tennis Elbow.
Prevalence of tennis elbow in Badminton players. Background : Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow at the lateral epicondid is throated and tendered. The forearm muscles and tendons are repeatedly damaged overuse.
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Causes of Tennis Elbow Repetitive motions. Holding the racket and grip tight. Indulging more pressure while hitting the shuttle. Damaged tissues and tendons.
These symptoms include: Lesser strength in grip than before Weak energy of strength in arm to lift heavy items Pain just below or above the bony area of elbow For professional badminton players, there can be a lack in ability to perform backhand. Sense of numbness or tingling sensation travelling ...
This inflammation is caused by prolonged gripping activities such as when gripping a racquet during badminton. Tennis elbow causes pain when the outer part of the elbow (lateral epicondyle) is touched, and also if the elbow is straight and the hand is moved forward and back at the wrist.