In this podcast episode I interview Andrew Furmanczyk, a piano and music educator. Andrew joins me to share his Golfer’s Elbow recovery story, ponder the dilemma of injured piano players, and offer treatment and prevention tips to hurting pianists or those who are concerned about potential pain and injury.
Can you get Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow from walking your dog? (You sure can!) Here’s the key to healing leash-related dog-walking injuries of the hand, wrist and elbow.
As a pianist, is there anything worse than being injured? Repetitive Strain Injuries are the bane of piano players worldwide: Tendinitis, Tenosynovitis, DeQuervain’s, CTS – as well as Golfer’s and Tennis Elbow. Here’s the missing link to treatment, in many cases.
Should you use a brace to treat your Tennis Elbow? If so, what's the best kind – and when should you wear it? Although there's a time and place for supports, here's how they can potentially slow your Tennis or Golfer's Elbow recovery – and why you have to choose carefully if healing is your top priority!
Is swimming good or bad for Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow? (Does it cause or aggravate it?) And could swimming possibly be a good rehab exercise – Especially if swimming didn’t cause it? (OR should you definitely stop swimming until your injury heals?)
Can you “scrape” your way out of Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow pain with the Graston Technique or another form of IASTM? – Are these metal tools the right approach to treating your muscle or tendon Scar Tissue issues? What about the risk of bruising you hear about? (Force or finesse?)
Is exercise “The Best Tennis Elbow Treatment?” — Or does it depend on how and when that exercise is done? Taking a look at a recent medical news article.
Can gardening and landscaping injure you? It certainly can! Here’s how it causes Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow and other wrist and thumb tendon injuries – And how to treat it right, so you can keep digging, planting, pruning and enjoying!
A new, cutting edge tendon stem cell injection procedure for Tennis Elbow and other Tendinopathies, utilizing Orthocell’s Autologous Tenocyte Injection (ATI) technology, is now being offered in Australia, having undergone at least 2 clinical trials – (Although it’s not available in the United States or Europe yet.)
An Israeli biotech company recently announced the promising results of a clinical trial of their bioengineered collagen product (combined with Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection Therapy) in the treatment of Tennis Elbow.
Do you have Mouse Elbow?… Pain in your elbow, wrist or hand – due to your laptop, tablet or phone use? – Use these ten Ergonomic and self-help treatment tactics to break your computer-related pain and injury cycle! Including a video on 3 KEY Ergonomic Tips.
Dr. Alan Mandell demonstrates a simple technique that anyone can use to mobilize and self correct their fixated, “jammed” carpal joints for relief from Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow.
An excellent, animated Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow anatomy video, by Dr. Ebraheim, largely about “The Tennis Elbow Muscle” The Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis – and its tendon, and the dysfunctions that affect it, as well as medical treatments, including PRP, Fenestration and surgery.
Inflammation – It’s the ultimate sacred cow of Tennis Elbow! (A.K.A. Lateral Epicondylitis or Elbow Tendonitis) - And if you’re still treating, fighting or worrying about it – Here’s why you’re wasting your time. (What medical researches first started discovering DECADES ago.)
If you have Guitar Elbow, don’t fret it! Here’s how to treat the real, underlying muscular causes of your injury – and keep playing your guitar, whether you have Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow or a wrist or finger tendon injury.
Is there such a thing as Pickleball Elbow or is your Pickleball injury pain likely either Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow? – Learn the right way to treat and heal it yourself, either way – And discover why the standard treatments of pills, shots, ice, braces and creams are NOT the answer!
Lotions, creams, sprays and medicated anti-inflammatory gels are often used to treat Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow symptoms – But can these topical remedies help you heal your injured tendons – Or are they just going to rub you the wrong way?
Dry Needling refers to two techniques used to treat Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow. One uses Acupuncture Needles to treat Trigger Points in muscles, and the other uses Hypodermic Needles to stimulate a healing response in dysfunctional tendons.
A Sports Medicine Doctor discusses the benefits of Regenerative Medicine treatment options for tendon-related Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow, as well as ligament-related elbow injuries – options including Prolotherapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections, which are compared to the downsides of Cortisone Shots and braces.