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Tennis Elbow Part II: Treatments for Chronic Epicondylitis

tenniselbow1When physical therapy (see more on this in Part I of this series) fails to eradicate symptoms, a variety of treatment alternatives are often utilized before surgery is considered. These include the following: Percutaneous Needle Tenotomy (PNT), Platelet Rich Plasma Injection (PRP), and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT).

Tennis Elbow Part I: Injections Are Not The Answer

tenniselbow1Tennis elbow – or lateral epicondylitis – is a common overuse injury amongst recreational tennis players (much less so pros) as well as those suffering from repetitive stress from a myriad of non-athletic causes. It most commonly occurs after age 40. Initially considered a “tendinitis”, or inflammation of the tendon, it is now widely accepted to be a “tendinopathy”, which is a degenerative condition that entails disruption of the tissues – described in greater detail below.

Helpful Information On Tennis And Golf Elbow

golfelbow21With hopeful thoughts of spring upon us as March moves in, it is an ideal time to begin a program to prevent tennis or golf elbow from putting a damper on your return to the courts and courses. These two overuse injuries re-emerge annually as the spoilers of the summer recreational sports season. Both are preventable.

What is Tennis Elbow?

Breaking Down Tennis & Golf Elbow

tenniselbow1With warm weather moving in and May upon us, tennis and golf elbow will undoubtedly re-emerge as the big injuries of the summer recreational sports season. Both are common and both are preventable. Here is what you need to know…

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