Despite the name, tennis players aren't the only people who can develop tennis elbow; they are the most likely, but one out of two people gets this injury at some point in their life. Plumbers, butchers, typists, video gamers, and anyone else who repeatedly makes specific motions with their arms and wrists can develop tennis elbow. People in their 30s and 40s are most at risk of these symptoms.
Persistent pain in the upper forearm is one of the classic tennis elbow symptoms. This pain usually occurs on the outer arm just beneath the elbow, and many people describe this as a burning sensation. However, other injuries can cause similar symptoms, so if this pain persists past a few days, it is best to consult a doctor. In general, tennis elbow is a mild injury that often requires no medical intervention.
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