im not sure if i have tennis elbow or not, but here are my symptoms:
pain on the outer side of my arm- the part between the shoulder and elbow.
it runs only on the outside of it and sometimes around the elbow.
i do have pain lifting objects sometimes. however, if i take a break from tennis for about a day or 2, it goes away, but will come back if i start hitting too much.
i have 16’s pro hurricane tour for mains, and VS gut for crosses, but before my strings broke and the injury started happening, i had 17’s pro hurricane tour and VS gut. (which seemed to serve me well for about 6 months-ish at 60 lbs/58 lbs)
both times i had the tension at 60/58, and one more time with the 16’s again i had 58/58.
i believe that the pain will go away if i switch back to 17 pro hurricane tour 60 lbs. with 16 VS gut 58 lbs. however, i want to make sure the injury goes away before i hit again.
so do i have tennis elbow, and if so, what is the best way to treat it?
also, i’ve only had it for the past 2 weeks, on and off, so not too far into the problem yet.
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