Elbow pain normally is self-limiting and it should be better off within 2-3 days with self-care techniques. Rest sufficiently and apply ice on the injured area will be the primary method of elbow pain management. However, if the condition is the not getting well anytime soon or even getting worse then you should consider contacting clinical care expert to help you from getting away from chronic condition. One Spine Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Centre has the best teams of chiropractors and physiotherapists to help you in recovery of your elbow pain. Together with the advanced therapeutic devices such as Shockwave Therapy, we are able to treat even the most complicated elbow condition.
As elbow is a joint where three bones meet, any injury related to the compartment of any of the bone will cause pain in elbow. Within the elbow joints, we have the arm muscles, elbow ligaments, tendons, bones in the arm as well as bursae. Any of these got irritated will cause pain in elbow.
The common elbow conditions are Medial Epicondylitis and Lateral Epicondylitis. Medial Epicondylitis also known as the Golfer’s elbow or Little League’s elbow. The repetitive throwing motion used in baseball and the downward swing of a golf club are the causes of pain in elbow. The tendons in the forearm muscle connect to the bony part on the inside of the elbow, due to overuse or repetitive actions causing irritation to these tendons. They became swollen and painful at the inner part of the elbow and aggravated further when activities involve the usage of arms or wrists.
Referred Pain that mimic Golfer’s Elbow
There is a high incidence of medial elbow pain is referred to elbow from a cervical spine injury. The most common neck joint that refers to medial elbow is C6 and C7 nerve root, which transmit their pain signals along the median nerve. Hence, it is extremely important to have neck and upper limb assessed by us to confirm and exclude any other possible conditions. As we treat the root cause not the pain, our group of chiropractors and physiotherapists have the skills and knowledge to diagnose your condition accurately and treat them properly.
Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse. Not surprisingly, playing racquet games such as tennis can cause this condition. The tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow becomes inflamed and damaged from overuse. Eventually, pain become worsens over weeks and months around the outer part of the elbow accompanied with weak grip strength affecting daily activities such as turning door knob, shaking hands or holding a racquet.
All the conditions above are due to overuse of muscles and tendon that causes irritation. It is a treatable condition. We have skilled chiropractors and physiotherapists working together providing you the best elbow pain treatment through non-surgical or non-injection approach. Call us today to schedule an appointment.
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