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    Tennis Elbow & Golfer’s Elbow

    You have probably heard of tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow before. These are common conditions that produce pain at the elbow and in the forearm. Tennis elbow is associated with lateral elbow pain at the boney point along the outside of the elbow called the lateral epicondyle. Also known as, lateral epicondylitis, tennis elbow is…

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    The Truth About Compression & Edema

    Edema, the medical term for swelling, is the result of capillaries (the smallest blood vessels in the human body) leaking fluid into nearby tissue. Edema may be the result of several mechanisms, including: During the initial phase of tissue healing, there is an influx of chemical mediators which results in an increase in blood flow…