Top 3 Exercises for Tennis Elbow (aka Lateral Epicondylitis)


This is the top 3 exercises for tennis elbow.
It is also known as lateral epicondylitis. Lateral meaning the outside of the elbow away
from the body. Epicondyle is a bony part on the bottom part of your upper arm
bone called the humerus that all of your forearm muscles on this side of your forearm
attach to. So it is tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis. The first exercise that we do is this. People
with tennis elbow frequently will have trouble gripping something because when they
do, these forearm muscles are painful and they are inflamed. So what we do is we
stretch that lightly. You take your arm straight out in front, elbow straight, opposite
hand on the back of your affected side. So if I’m having pain in my right elbow, my right
elbow is straight with my left hand I am pressing down lightly on my right hand. I
should fell a stretch right through that area that is inflamed. 30 second hold. In the clinic,
we do 3 times. So that is exercise #1 is a stretch. Exercise #2 what we do is you are going to
go like this with a hammer. You can also use a dumbbell like this if you grab one end.
In this case, we will use the hammer. You want to rest your elbow on something or just
have your elbow at your side. Then you are going to go as far as you can go one way
and go back the opposite direction. This movement right here is called supination and
for people with tennis elbow, they will frequently have pain doing that sort of movement.
So if they are opening a jar or turning a door knob or something along those lines,
they will have pain with that. Outside of the normal rest, ice, compression and elevation
once their inflammation has calmed down and they want to strengthen it so it doesn’t
return in the future, we have them do this movement. So lowering as far as you can one
way and then going the opposite direction. 3 o’clock, 9 o’clock, 3 o’clock,
9 o’clock. In the clinic, we do that 30 times. If it is too light, we will add a weight at the
end. If it is too difficult, we will have the person just shorten up their grip on the object or
decrease the weight. So 30 times. That is exercise #2. Exercise #3 is a wrist extension. So what
we do here is we grab a dumbbell or a weight. The forearm is resting on a mat, bend
the wrist down and then extend it back up. Right here we do 30 times and we are using
again those forearm muscles that are inflamed. When we see somebody with lateral
epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, we want to make sure that they are calmed down first.
That is usually with ice, rest, compression and elevation. Calm the area as much as possible.
Get through that inflammatory process, the inflammation, the pain. Then
when we are helping them rehabilitate, getting these muscles to fire again pain free,
these are the 3 exercises that we do. So this is a strengthening exercise. Again here
start with really light weight maybe even no weight at all then progress up as the person
is able to tolerate that.

100 thoughts on “Top 3 Exercises for Tennis Elbow (aka Lateral Epicondylitis)

  1. Thanks for sharing! Can I still do a Plank exercises with it? And is there any 'massage' treatment to speed up the process of healing? I just hurt mine the other day and I guess it's a 5/10 pain i'd say. I really want to speed up the healing process. THanks for all the tips!

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  3. it's a great information regarding Panlarko tennis elbow planner exercises and become very helpfull to stretching to prevent tennis elbow and Two effective, do-anywhere stretches to reduce joint stiffness and help keep the muscles and tendons in your forearm flexible are the wrist flexor and the wrist extensor stretches. Simply extend the affected arm with your palm down. Bend your wrist so your fingers point toward the ceiling. With your other hand, pull your fingers back toward your body. You should feel the stretch under your forearm. Relax the stretch, point your fingers down and pull your fingers toward you until you feel the stretch in the muscles and tendons on the top of your forearm. Repeat in each direction 10 times and hold each stretch for 10 seconds.

  4. it's a great information regarding Panlarko tennis elbow planner exercises and become very helpfull to stretching to prevent tennis elbow and Two effective, do-anywhere stretches to reduce joint stiffness and help keep the muscles and tendons in your forearm flexible are the wrist flexor and the wrist extensor stretches. Simply extend the affected arm with your palm down. Bend your wrist so your fingers point toward the ceiling. With your other hand, pull your fingers back toward your body. You should feel the stretch under your forearm. Relax the stretch, point your fingers down and pull your fingers toward you until you feel the stretch in the muscles and tendons on the top of your forearm. Repeat in each direction 10 times and hold each stretch for 10 seconds.

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  6. Great exercise recommendations.
    I have found the simplest way that works for me is the power ball. When my tennis elbow comes back to the extent it's pretty painful. I work it for a few minutes a day. Even after the first workout it's helped.

    The pain is gone totally after a few days. Then I forget to powerball it and it comes back a couple of months later. But 5 min workout sorts it out.

  7. Good video. But doesn't deal with the overuse of the finger extensor muscles (static grip stabilizers), a huge factor in tennis elbow. Add resistant finger extensor training and you have complete exercise rehab (once area is ready for exercise rehab).

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  9. I have been having pain in the bottom of my forearm from playing the guitar, a guy i know that is a physical therapist said that it's the same as tennis elbow. Have you foud that to be true?

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  21. what if i had this tennis elbow for almost 8 years and it comes and goes…these exercises help so should i do them mmore often? like daily to strengthen the elbow? or do u think it may be something else going on? thank you.

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  25. Hello there , may i ask about the ice part , when should i cool down my elbow , is it recommended to do it before and after each time i exercise or after each exercise ?

  26. Ok, if you are a doctor, can you tell me how I can heel my elbow injury: I can't even lift half of what I used to lift, but I still lift twice as much as a regular person. These exercises will not help me, because they are intended for people with more serious injuries? What should I do? For me it's also serious, because I cannot train like before. Please help me!

  27. P.S I do these forearm exercises regularly: overgrip with 20-25 pounds and undergrip with 80 pounds. No pain. But when I start doing triceps, my left elbow hurts a lot even if I do half of the weight I used to do.

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  34. my doctor had me do these exact exercises but he told me to heat the area up first then ice it afterwards. I hope you feel better soon

  35. Thank you for this. What if you have tennis elbow pain when stretching your arm out straight to grip something (e.g. from a high shelf)? Would the exercises be the same?

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  50. Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is caused by repetitive palm downward lifting of the forearm. Identify the inflammatory motion and avoid it by 2 different ways. Shift the offending movement to your other arm (you might also transfer the pain in the process) or better yet, TURN YOUR PALM UP to perform the task. By turning your hand over, you will transfer the task from the tiny forearm muscle and its attachment (lateral epicondyle) to the massive bicep. Avoiding the offending motion is the only cure.

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    apply ice packs on the affected area
    eating celery may be beneficial
    try omega-3 supplements
    use a hot potato pack to help pain
    (I learned these and the reasons they work from trevs remedy tactic website )

  56. Thanks for sharing your information. It helps me and also I use the tennis ball to roll around my elbow and it subside the pain.

  57. thank you so much for this video iv just recently been diagnosed with tennis elbow and never realized it could be this bad i struggle to turn the key in my car and am no lightweight ..i was told by my gp to look up information on exercising the arm ….so going to try this out

  58. Hi I have fibromyalgia I'm house bound and knit and crochet had ultra sound today got tennis elbow can I still knit and crochet I find it therapy have to see a physio but not yet

  59. Hi
    I have tennis elbow
    Should i do these excersizes after the pain gone "after healing from tennis elbow" or while still having tennis elbow signs

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