The pain is in your forearm keeps getting in the way, stopping you doing basics activities, like picking up a kettle or interfering with your sport? You might have tried to use a support or corticosteroid injection and the pain keeps creeping back, You might wonder how to you can help your arm in the fastest possible way without aggravating the symptoms. Having an expert opinion will guide you in your recovery process but also will help speeding up your recovery.
WHY DO I GET PAIN?
Tennis Elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition that refers to micro-tearing of your wrist extensors’ tendons. The wrist extensors muscles originate from the lateral part of the elbow.
When the tendon of those muscles gets inflamed and injured, it causes pain on the outside part of your elbow. The pain felt often worsens by doing certain wrist movement such as holding a pan, lift a kettle or typing on a laptop.
Overuse and repetitive trauma make your tendon more prone to injury, therefore racket players, tennis players, gymnasts, weight lifter as well as cooks, carpenters and butchers are prone to these types of injuries.
WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?
By doing soft tissue work and articulating your joints, the osteopath can help reduce the inflammation and speed up the natural healing process of your injured tendon. Also, we work on improving function by working on the whole kinetic chain and giving you the right advice and exercises to improve your arm function and avoiding reoccurrence.
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