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.
In this video Philipp Streubel, M.D., of the UNMC College of Medicine, explains when to consider Tennis Elbow surgery - And reveals that it resolves on it's own 90% of the time without surgical intervention.
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.
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!"