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.
Is Acupuncture an effective treatment when it comes to encouraging Tennis Elbow healing – Or is it simply a good, safe, non-toxic way to temporarily relieve the symptoms? (Evidence suggests it may help relieve the pain – But the big question is “Will Acupuncture help you heal?”)
Who are the true experts and authorities when it comes to Golfer's and Tennis Elbow treatment? Are they Doctors? Surgeons? Physical Therapists? (Or could they be the practitioners who work on muscles and tendons by hand?)
Herbs, nutrients, collagen, fish oil, omega 3s – What about Glucosamine and MSM? Here are the only two Vitamins you'll likely need to help heal your Golfer's or Tennis Elbow and why the rest are useless junk and a total waste of your money!
Learn why Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques are the best way to treat your own Tennis Elbow or Golfer's Elbow, and discover the most powerful self-massage methods to use – Straight from an experienced, professional Neuromuscular Massage Therapist, who treats these injuries every day.
Why clinical Physical Therapy treatments often don't help Tennis Elbow sufferers recover - The typical P.T. 'Modalities' involved, and the key part that's often missing - And how you can do your own rehab more effectively at home!
In this video Surgeon, Dr. R. Jeffrey Cole presents the Tenex FAST procedure for Tennis Elbow surgery revealing that in most cases of Lateral Epicondylitis, “Rather than inflammation or Tendonitis, degeneration and scarring are present withing the deep under surface of the tendon,” – Stating that this damage can be quickly and easily repaired using this newer, less-invasive surgical procedure.
Chiropractic Doctor demonstrates seven exercises for Tennis Elbow rehab and for improving shoulder strength – especially for tennis players.
If you feel like you’re getting to the end of your Tennis Elbow rope, and you’re starting to ask yourself whether a surgical procedure might be the way to go, this video by surgeon, John T Knight, M.D., of the Wrist and Hand Institute may help you understand what’s involved. (A clear and simple animation is used to demonstrate the typical Tennis Elbow surgery – No actual video footage of a surgery is shown.)
Market research / data-gathering firms giddily announce that Billions of dollars are being spent on elbow injuries, (Tennis Elbow / ‘Lateral Epicondylitis’ in particular) globally, every single year! And it’s on the rise in both prevalence (more injuries) and treatment costs – projected to reach 10 BILLION dollars annually by 2022! (How much of that is spent on “symptom chasing” as opposed to truly treating the underlying injury?)
If you have a stubborn, chronic case of Golfer's or Tennis Elbow, when is it 'time' to start thinking about surgery? – Here are five key things to consider, including whether you're a good candidate, the risks, recovery time and whether you've "tried everything!"
Tennis Elbow 101 is a free video intro course on Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow: Test, assess and diagnose yourself, learn more about the real cause and true nature of your injury – And discover a better treatment strategy – The 1st step to treating and beating it is understanding it!
If a Sonogram 'Ultrasound' can “see” and help diagnose how severe your Tennis Elbow injury is – Why won't your Doctor give you this fast, simple and relatively inexpensive test? (And do you really need it?)
A look at golf magazine websites, medical studies and surveys, suggests that golfers not only get Tennis Elbow, they actually suffer this condition more often than Golfer's Elbow! (Why is Tennis Elbow a more common golf injury?)
Which upper-body strength-training exercises should you avoid, stop or modify when you have a Golfer’s or Tennis Elbow injury? – Should you use dumbbells or barbells? What about muscle isolation? Is it better to do more ‘general’ exercises or be more ‘targeted’ and specific?