Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) – an inflammation, or slight tearing, of tendons or muscles around the elbow joint. This can occur at the medial epicondyle, the lateral epicondyle or both.

Lateral Epicondylitis (Backhand Tennis Elbow) – an inflammation, irritation or slight tearing of the tendons or muscles on the outer (lateral) side of the elbow. Common symptoms include pain, swelling, redness or irritation on the outer, back side of the forearm.

Medial Epicondylitis (Forehand Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow) – an inflammation, irritation or slight tearing of the tendons or muscles on the inner side (medial) of the elbow. Common symptoms include pain, swelling, redness or irritation on the inner side of the forearm.

Dual Medial / Lateral Epicondylitis – an inflammation, irritation or light tearing of the tendons or muscles on both sides of the elbow. Common symptoms include pain, swelling, redness or irritation on both sides of the forearm.

Elbow Contusion – occurs when there is a direct blow to the elbow, causing tenderness, limited range of motion, deep bruising and / or inflammation.