Elbow Pain Relief
Elbow pain can be an annoyance to say the least. Constant pain when moving the joint can affect your daily activities and keep you from not only doing what you love but may also keep you from accomplishing needed work and tasks.
Many times elbow pain is not a sign of a serious condition, but if the elbow pain is consistent it can begin to affect your life in a negative fashion. Many clinics will want to use highly invasive procedures that can be expensive and unnecessary. If you have elbow or joint pain we offer therapeutic treatments to help reduce pain, increase mobility and strengthen muscles around your joint.
Therapeutic Reconditioning for Elbow Pain
Therapeutic reconditioning for those struggling with elbow pain addresses the source of your pain without the need of medication or surgery. Our Therapists will develop a customized treatment plan to relieve your elbow pain and to restore your mobility. The most common elbow pain injuries that are adequately treated with therapeutic reconditioning are:
- Tennis Elbow
- Golfer’s Elbow
- Nerve Injury
- Ligamentous Injury
Our therapists at Advanced Wellness & Rehab treat patients using evidence-based techniques that speed recovery time while reducing the risk of painful recurrence in your elbow. Some of our common treatments include:
- Manual therapy to decrease pain, increase range of motion and improve function
- Therapeutic exercises to strengthen muscles that will improve functional movement patterns
- Functional exercises that are tailored to your normal activity level
- Self-management education to reduce the chance of injury or pain recurrence
Tennis elbow is a common name for lateral epicondylitis and is a type of elbow tendonitis. It is caused by the overuse of muscles and tendons in your forearm muscles. The term tennis elbow is used because it is a common injury due to the repetitive motions of playing tennis. The pain starts out minimal and increases to the point that shaking hands or squeezing an object is extremely painful. Therapeutic reconditioning treatments include resting and icing your arm, massages, manipulations of your elbow joint and exercises to help heal your elbow pain.
Similar to tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow is caused by repetitive motions. However, golfing moves your arms differently, so the injury is on the inside of your elbow. There are several other professions that are also at risk for this injury, including carpenters. Our therapeutic treatments for golfer’s elbow are similar to treating tennis elbow pain.
Bursitis is an inflammation of your bursa sac, which is the shock absorber for your joint. The bursa for your elbow is located at the end tip of your elbow, between your skin and bones. Unlike golfer’s elbow and tennis elbow, bursitis is caused by trauma, extended pressure, and arthritis. If you leave bursitis untreated, you will develop the inability to move it completely. Our Therapists will use ice, ultrasounds, therapeutic and functional exercises to help treat your elbow bursitis.
If you are suffering from elbow pain do not hesitate to call our clinic. The longer the condition goes untreated the greater potential for irreversible damage. At Advanced Wellness & Rehab we will diagnosis your elbow pain and treat the causes at the source so you not only receive pain relief, but it lasts.