TENNIS ELBOW & GOLFER’S ELBOW
What is Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow?
These are both conditions due to inflamed tendons at the elbow. If the pain is felt when you are using your extensor muscles, which open your hand, then its tennis elbow, or if it's when you use you flexor muscles, which close your hand, then it’s golfer’s elbow.
What Causes Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow?
They are generally an over use type of injury but you can be strongly predisposed to either if there is any problem in the muscles or joints anywhere from the hand and wrist up through to the shoulder and neck.
What are the Symptoms of Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow?
The symptoms vary from a mild ache and no significant disability to severe throbbing pain in the elbowthat stops sleep and prohibits the use of the affected arm
How can a Chiropractor treat Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow?
Chiropractic can often help tennis or golfer’s elbow with treatments ranging from deep tissue massage, adjustments of involved joints, exercise and lifestyle advice and Low Level Laser Therapy to help healing of the involved tendons.