Golf or Tennis Elbow
Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, as it has come to be known, is strain or overuse the elbow joint and surrounding tissues. There are many different ways that this can happen.
If you’re experiencing any of the following, you may have tennis elbow:
How Can High Road Chiropractic Centre Help!
Many tennis enthusiasts or other activities in which the forearm or elbow is used extensively, experience tennis elbow and your chiropractor may be able to help. The overuse of your elbow inflames the tissues that connect the muscle to the bones, causing those chronic and painful symptoms.
Sometimes the problem is actually in the wrist, shoulder or spine. The only way to know for sure is a thorough assessment.
Golf elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the tendons that connect the forearm muscles to the inner elbow. It typically occurs due to repetitive motions of the wrist and forearm, such as those involved in golfing, hence the name.
Symptoms may include:
Chiropractic treatment can be an effective approach for treating golf elbow. Our Chiropractors can use a range of techniques, including joint manipulation, soft tissue mobilisation, and therapeutic exercises, to help relieve pain and improve range of motion.
By restoring proper alignment and function to the affected area, chiropractic care can help reduce inflammation and promote healing.
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