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Tennis Elbow

You do not need to play tennis to experience the pain of tennis elbow. Although common with tennis players, tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a common workplace or sports injury. It occurs when too much or repeated stress is placed on the tendons and muscles in the forearm that control the wrist. Bowlers, baseball players, mechanics, carpenters and many others that grip items frequently can experience tennis elbow. Our team at Medici Spine & Pain offers effective, non-invasive treatment options for those suffering from tennis elbow.

Tennis and golfer’s elbow both are elbow injuries to the tendons that connect to the elbow but affect different areas and movements. Golfer’s elbow is linked to moving the wrist forward toward the palm. With tennis elbow, the strain is when gripping and moving the wrist backward, as when backhanding in a tennis game. Tennis elbow can be caused by an intense injury to these tendons, but it is more likely to occur when repeating the same movement over and over. The symptoms tend to increase over time, which include:

  • Pain on the outside of the elbow
  • Pain increases when gripping or squeezing with the hand
  • Severe pain when holding or lifting a gripped item

Repetitive use of the wrist when gripping is the most common cause. Pain can slowly become worse. For some, the pain can become too great to perform simple gripping tasks, requiring treatment.

Treatment for Lateral Epicondylitis

If you have lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, symptoms, the first steps for relief should be resting your elbow and wrist. Applying ice and using OTC anti-inflammatory medications can offer relief. Wearing a wrist or elbow brace reduces stress on the tendons. When home care is not effective, medical treatment may be needed to restore function and relieve pain.

We use comprehensive treatment plans for patients suffering from painful conditions like tennis elbow. Some treatments that may help recovery from a tennis elbow injury include steroid injections, physical therapy and customized devices for support.

If elbow pain is stopping you from work or play, come see us at Medici Spine & Pain. Contact us to schedule your appointment. We have clinics in the greater Atlanta area to diagnose and treat your elbow condition.

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To Dr. Sonny and all the staff at Marietta: What a wonderful appointment I had at Medici for epidural injections! I can't say enough about Jana and Sarah and the gentleman in the back and front office personnel also. They were so caring and friendly; it was quite entertaining while waiting for my turn! They have such a pleasant camaraderie together and engage the patients in conversation too. They bring a very comfortable atmosphere to all. It sure helped pass the time and alleviate any anxiety one might have. The best part is I walked out with NO PAIN. However, later I realized that was mostly due to the local anesthesia... Ha, ha on me! I know it is a temporary fix, but I will enjoy it as long as it is effective. I thank all who I've been in touch with during this journey. You're all awesome at all locations!! P.S. Jana and Sarah: THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELPING ME ON AND OFF THOSE NARROW TORTUOUS BEDS!!!! It was my biggest fear!!! Blessings to all...."I'll be back!!"

Joy P.

Dr. Geiger is heaven sent. After one visit hearing my story of dealing with 13 years of awful pain from shingles, she changed my medications. That night I started the new medications and have remained pain free. I still use lidocaine patches but the new medications have made All the difference. She's deeply caring for her patients and thorough in her questions and examination. Too bad I didn't know of her earlier. She has changed my life and I thank God everyday she's in my life. I can't find enough words to praise her skills and thank her for being my caregiver. Apparently she has recently moved here from Florida and we are glad to have her here.

Dr. Dosanjh Patient

Dr. Dosanjh is extremely knowledgeable in his specialty with remarkable knowledge of anatomy and the causes of pain. His ability to diagnose the cause of pain and then provide a complete set of progressive options for resolution is superb. His friendly demeanor enhances the doctor-patient relationship.

Madinah A.

This is MY GUY here I love sonny so much people dont even understand. Whe my primary didnt know what was wrong g with me Sonny did sent me for MRI and it was good from there. I been with sonny for 4 years and counting if I ever move Im coming to Sonny. Also every staff member he got is family to me. When I say this is a dam good doctor HE IS THE BEST.


Everyone in this office is TERRIFIC. Starting from the front office checking in, and going into the room for my visit with dr. Sonny Dosanjh. Dr. Sonny is EXCELLENT he really cares about his patients, he listens to what I have to say, does not interrupt me, he is very concerned about what is going on with me and my health concerns. He really cares. I would highly recommend this office to anyone! They really care and they are genuine. My PCP recommended Dr. Sonny and I'm ever so grateful for that

Dr. Dosanjh Patient

Thoroughly appreciated the medical services provided by Dr. Dosanjh. Dr. Dosanjh is very confident in his patient care and concern. I would definitely refer others and have been telling others about my experience at Medici Spine & Pain both Kennesaw and Buckhead. I wish he took my insurance, as I have injuries not related to my work incident for which I was seeing Dr. Dosanjh. Thank you so very much, Dr. Dosanjh! The staff is warm, welcoming and cheerful and most helpful.


Dr. Dosanjh is a very smart, caring doctor who is highly skilled in his field. He spends whatever time is necessary to "hear" his patients and to explain the proper and best results course of action. I have a very complicated head and neck injury, so it was essential to me to have someone who truly listened with undivided attention, and thought outside the box when necessary. His staff is exemplary. They could not be more helpful and thoughtful. Lucy in particular is a gift of sunshine.

Jill C.

Dr. Sonny is the best! He has done more for me in 2 months than my previous doctor did in 14 years! If you truly want to get out of pain, then contact Dr. Sonny immediately! I just cannot reiterate how incredible a doctor he is! For that matter, his entire staff is warm and inviting! And to top it off, as a patient you get free use of their amazing gym. Highly, highly, highly recommend Dr. Sonny!

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