Man experiencing tennis elbow is in visible pain grasping his elbow.

Tennis Elbow – what’s gardening got to do with it?

Gardening requires flexibility, strength, and endurance, while gripping, clipping, shearing, and pruning strains the forearm, and can lead to inflammation and pain just below the elbow. Sometimes referred to as ‘tennis elbow’. Tennis elbow can be difficult to treat and the first line of treatment is REST, but this is often difficult to accomplish – particularly if you are a keen gardener! Read on for 5 things you can do to prevent or reduce the risk of tennis elbow, and our exercise physiologist, Alex demonstrates exercises that can assist.

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