This page will shed light on the condition and help you in the right direction to seek appropriate treatment to relieve the pain and get you back on the courts and improve your game in no time!
What is Tennis Elbow?
Tennis elbow is irritation of the outside part of the elbow where the forearm muscles connect. Also known as lateral epicondylitis.
Tennis Elbow Symptoms could include:
- Pain on the outside of the elbow joint
- Pain in the forearm
- Weakness in grip
Tennis Elbow Causes
Despite it’s name, Tennis Elbow is also common in golf, rock climbing, swimming and non-sport activities including repetitive tasks such as whisking, wringing out clothing and other manual labour.
Ultimately, any repetitive gripping or vibrating action can potentially cause tennis elbow.
Adequate stretching before and especially afterwards will significantly reduce your chances of suffering from tennis elbow. (Your Osteopath will prescribe you the correct exercises.)
Heat or Cool treatment may help, but it also may aggravate your condition. So, it’s best to confirm with your Osteopath when you next see them.
Tennis Elbow Treatment Options
Osteopathy provides a gentle, effective and quick treatment solution.
You’ll also learn correct stretching and other tips tailored to your personal situation. Reducing your chances of suffering from tennis elbow again.
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