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Letters Management of tennis elbow

Tennis elbow myths

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 20 June 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3837
  1. Peter J Mahaffey, consultant plastic and hand surgeon1
  1. 1Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedford, UK
  1. peter.mahaffey{at}

Orchard and Kountouris present a good summary of the evidence on so called tennis elbow, which is essentially that it’s a painful self-limiting condition that gets better spontaneously and is …

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