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Questions About Tennis Elbow - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is another name for Tennis Elbow?

    • A.

      Lateral Epicondylitis

    • B.

      Extensor Injury

    • C.

      Medial Epicondylitis

    • D.

      Contracture

    Correct Answer
    A. Lateral Epicondylitis
    Explanation
    Lateral Epicondylitis is another name for Tennis Elbow. This condition occurs when the tendons in the elbow are overused or strained, causing pain and inflammation on the outside of the elbow. It is commonly caused by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm, such as those used in playing tennis, hence the name "Tennis Elbow". This condition is characterized by pain and tenderness on the outer side of the elbow and can be treated with rest, physical therapy, and sometimes surgery.

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  • 2. 

    Who can get Tennis Elbow?

    • A.

      Plumbers

    • B.

      Swimmers

    • C.

      Keyboard Users

    • D.

      Carpenters

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Tennis elbow is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the tendons of the elbow. It is not limited to tennis players, despite its name. Plumbers, swimmers, keyboard users, and carpenters are all at risk of developing tennis elbow due to repetitive movements and strain on the tendons in their respective professions. Therefore, all of the above options can get tennis elbow.

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  • 3. 

    Name at least 3 symptoms of Tennis Elbow.

    Correct Answer
    Pain, Weakness, Stiffness, Pain that moves into the forearm and wrist, and tenderness to the outside of the elbow.
    Explanation
    The answer correctly lists at least 3 symptoms of Tennis Elbow, which are pain, weakness, and stiffness. Additionally, it mentions pain that moves into the forearm and wrist, as well as tenderness to the outside of the elbow. These symptoms are commonly associated with Tennis Elbow and can help in diagnosing the condition.

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  • 4. 

    How do you prevent Tennis Elbow? (at least 2 ways)

    Correct Answer
    Build strength, review backhand technique, keep your wrist straight while playing tennis, warm up before activites, and use ice.
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests several ways to prevent Tennis Elbow. Building strength in the arm muscles can help to support the elbow joint and reduce the risk of injury. Reviewing the backhand technique can ensure that proper form is maintained, reducing strain on the elbow. Keeping the wrist straight while playing tennis can help to avoid excessive stress on the tendons. Warming up before activities can prepare the muscles and joints for exercise, reducing the likelihood of injury. Finally, using ice after playing can help to reduce inflammation and alleviate any pain or discomfort.

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  • 5. 

    Name one factor that puts you at risk for developing Tennis Elbow.

    Correct Answer
    Smoking, someone who uses repetetive movements for more than 2 hours a day, and if you are between the age of 30-50
    Explanation
    Three factors that put you at risk for developing Tennis Elbow are smoking, engaging in repetitive movements for more than 2 hours a day, and being between the ages of 30-50. These factors increase the likelihood of developing the condition, which is characterized by pain and inflammation in the tendons of the elbow. Smoking can impair blood flow and hinder the healing process, while repetitive movements and age-related changes can cause strain and wear on the tendons.

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  • 6. 

    Explain what you learned today and if it will effect how you play tennis.

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