b'PHYSIOTHERAPY MAKING STRIDESphysiotherapy YOURquestionsGemma Freeman, Extended Scope Practitioner,answers your physiotherapy questions.QI have been told by my GP that I haverest, taping techniques and even some tennis elbow but I have never playedelectrotherapy. However, if this condition tennis before in my life! I have researched persists it is useful to see your physiotherapist who will assess the underlying cause of your this condition but have come across a lot of problem and set you some corrective exercises conflicting advice. Can you advise me on what to stop the problem returning.this condition actually is and what I can do toget rid of it please?A Tennis elbow is a common diagnosis given to pain experienced in the elbow. Its true diagnosis is actually lateral epicondylitis, meaning inflammation of the outer side of the elbow. It is a condition common with, but certainly not limited to, tennis players due to the repetitive nature of the strain that they put on the muscles that insert on to the outer part of the elbow. If you repetitively use your wrist and hand in any activity or overuse the hand with activities you are not used to, you can certainly develop a tennis elbow. Common treatments involve addressing the inflammation with ice, 12'