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How is tennis elbow treated?

Tennis elbow is treated with the application of ice two to three times per day, anti-inflammatories, and decreasing the use of that arm. Some individuals benefit from wearing a support band around the upper forearm, which takes pressure off the muscles. If symptoms persist, a steroid injection along with physical therapy may be indicated. Rarely surgery may be warranted and should be carefully discussed with your physician.

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