A Tennis Elbow brace helps to relieve pain related to Tennis Elbow Syndrome. Patients have the choice between a Tennis elbow strap, a low profile bracelet; or a soft full Tennis Elbow Support. The later is generally made with a soft compression fabric, and covers a larger surface. A Tennis Elbow brace with compression provides more support, stimulates injured muscles, and insures a better blood circulation. On the other hand, a Tennis elbow strap is more affordable, simple and easy to use.What's a Tennis Elbow?
Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis: description
A Tennis Elbow, also called Lateral Epicondylitis or elbow Tendonitis, is an injury of tendon, and in most cases the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle as well. This muscle is located on the outside of elbow. This type of Epicondylitis can be acute (sudden) or chronic.
Tennis Elbow Symptoms:
Most common Tennis Elbow symptoms are: pain on the outer side of the elbow, and it is harder to grab things. Intensity of symptoms may differ, based on severity of the injury.
A Tennis Elbow may be triggered by a bad movement in Tennis games or other sports involving frequent use of the elbow. Also, in lot of cases, it can be caused by an overuse in sport or professional activities. Therefore, a Tennis Elbow brace can also be used as a prevention tool to avoid injury.