• David Phillips for Body Heal

"Tennis Elbow" Mimicking Trigger Point

Updated: Aug 26, 2021

Pain can really bring your favorite activities to a halt. For many whose casual hobbies include swinging some sort of club or racket, elbow pain is a common obstacle in regular sports activity. Often referred to as epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, pain in the lateral elbow can sometimes sideline people for months. While true epicondylitis is both common and inflammatory, sometimes elbow pain can come from somewhere else:

Supinator is a small muscle in the elbow that can mimic lateral epicondylitis. Typically caused by excessive elbow extension, or snapping the elbow back, this muscle is notorious for causing elbow pain. If elbow pain is currently keeping you from the things you love, let us help you find the relief you need to get back to the activities you enjoy most.

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