Golfers Elbow

“You don’t have to play golf to acquire a golfers elbow”

What is it?

Golfers elbow is a colloquial term used to describe pain on the outside of the elbow. A clinical diagnosis will clarify the cause of the pain, often the pain is a tendon issue in the “flexor” tendons, these are the muscles that flex the wrist among other things. With repetitive tasks these tendons can develop small tears, which cause pain and weakness.

Elbow Pain

What does it feel like?

Tennis elbow can feel like a sharp stab, or a low level dull ache located over the inside of the elbow. The pain is often worse when trying to grip an object with your hand.

How can we help?

First your chiropractor will deduce which tendon is affected, and how badly it is affected. Your chiropractor will then discuss treatment options with you, the treatments aim is to reduce inflammation and ease the tension in the muscles around the area. Treatments may include a period of rest and rehabilitation of the muscles.

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