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?)
Whether your doctor says you have Lateral Epicondylitis, Elbow Tendonitis or the common term of Tennis Elbow, this diagnosis is nearly always based on the simple description of your symptoms and a simple resistance test.
If you have Tennis Elbow – or your outer elbow has been hurting and you’ve been doing research on what it could be – it’s easy to become confused by all the terms that seem to refer to the same thing. Or perhaps your doctor has already diagnosed your elbow and has used one or more […]
Lateral Epicondylitis is the technical, medical term or diagnosis for what the rest of us call Tennis Elbow. Okay, so what is Tennis Elbow exactly? An ‘Epicondyle’ is a bony knob – and ‘Lateral’ simply means to the side of the body. So your ‘Lateral Epicondyle’ is the bony knob on the outside of your […]
Muscle weakness is often partly a cause of Tennis Elbow (hand-in-hand with muscle tension) – So, why is it often so hard to make progress with exercises to strengthen those muscles?