1. TENNIS ELBOW
Tennis elbow is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse of the muscles of the forearm, or due to some inflammation of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow. Its mainly caused due to repetitive and vigorous movements of the forearm, which mainly affect the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle. The grip strength may also weaken.
Tendons are the ends of the muscles, that attach to the bones. Tendinitis is an inflammation of the tendon with the general signs and symptoms of inflammation.
Some of the more common forms of tendinitis are:
- Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
- Medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)
- Rotator cuff tendinitis
- Bicipital tendinitis
- Patellar tendinitis
- Achilles tendinitis
- De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
3. SPORTS AND GYM INJURIES
These injuries are due to overuse, repetitive or cumulative actions, or due to trauma of a part of the body. Injuries common in sports are bruises, muscle strains and ligament sprains, and fractures
Proper gear, warm up and cool down routines, breaks and recovery periods help prevent injuries.