What can you tell me about External Humeral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow / Humeroradial Bursitis)?
- Common in middle-aged patients who repeatedly rotate their forearms and stretch their wrists strenuously.
- Clinical Manifestations:
- Soreness on the lateral aspect of the elbow's posterior worsens when rotating and extending, lifting, pulling, holding, or pushing. The soreness radiates downward along the extensor muscle of wrist, and the following additional manifestations occur (local mild swelling, difficulty in rotating the forearm and holding things)
- Major Manipulations:
- Pressing, Kneading, Plucking, Scrubbing