What is important to you?

Determine what is important for you in choosing treatment for your tennis elbow. Choose the statement that fits you best. Move the orange triangle towards the statement you prefer.

I can wait a year or so to recover

I cannot wait a year or so to recover

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I can manage with pain relievers and splints while I wait for the pain to go away

I am not satisfied with pain relievers and splints

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I am concerned about the risks of surgery and the scar

I am not concerned about the risks of surgery or the scar

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Your choice

What is your preference?

Non operative treatment

Surgery

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Preference No preference Preference

How certain are you about this decision?

Very uncertain

Very certain

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