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What is the best treatment for tennis elbow?

What is the best treatment for tennis elbow?

Begin with rest: Begin with rest and activity modificaiton. Do not pull or lift things with your elbows locked out. Antiinflammatories can help, if you don't see an improvement with conservative measures sometimes surgery is indicated. ...Read more

Tennis Elbow (Definition)

Also known as lateral epicondylitis, this is a painful condition of the ...Read more


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I hav tennis elbow laterally (age52yrs)what is best home therapy for its treatment? I'm taking ARCOXIA (90mg) twice, also did injections but didn't help

I hav tennis elbow laterally (age52yrs)what is best home therapy for its treatment? I'm taking ARCOXIA (90mg) twice, also did injections but didn't help

Physical therapy: I assume you have had a complete work-up including MRI for these symptoms. As long as there is only evidence of tendonitis, then conservative therapy with PT and orthotics may help. I have been working on additional treatment for tendonitis. You can google my name and then "Principles of Intrinsic Medicine", and contact me though links at those sites for more detail. ...Read more

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Is there any marine treatment for "tennis elbow"?

Is there any marine treatment for "tennis elbow"?

Marine?: I am uncertain what youmean by marine. There is an exercise program that can help you. If your question is about water therapy I think an occupational therapist can help guide you in this program. ...Read more

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What is tennis elbow, and what does it feel like after treatment?

What is tennis elbow, and what does it feel like after treatment?

Overuse inflammation: Tennis elbow, aka lateral epicondylitis, is inflammation of the origin of the wrist extensor tendons. These muscles start on the outside of the elbow and go past the wrist. We use these muscles all day, everyday. Little injuries usually heal during rest. If they don't heal 100%, these little injuries add up over time. Adequate treatment should result in full recovery, a normal feel. ...Read more

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Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Not Really: Adjusting the back does not help tennis elbow, at least in young people. If they are giving pt to the elbow, maybe. ...Read more

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Can tennis elbow coexist with ligament injury? What kind of treatment you can advice?

Can tennis elbow coexist with ligament injury? What kind of treatment you can advice?

Epicondilytis: Suggest injury to the ligament that attaches to that bone. Is a very common injury that is aided by rest, ice supportive devices and topical anti-inflammatory ointments. Once is all healed, specific strength program for forearms may keep you from reinjuring. ...Read more

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What are good tennis elbow treatments?

What are good tennis elbow treatments?

Ice and exercise: Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a common condition causing lateral elbow and forearm pain. Best treatment is regular icing, stretching and exercise. A good exercise regimen can be found online at www. Aaos. Org. A formal orthopaedic evaluation may be beneficial. Physical therapy can often help as well. ...Read more

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What are treatments available for tennis elbow?

What are treatments available for tennis elbow?

Too many: Initial treatment of tennis elbow remains nonsurgical. Most patients report symptomatic relief with time and rehabilitation, but it can take up to 18 months -so be patient. There is no evidence that any of the many therapeutic modalities hasten recovery. Wrist splint to bed at night, counter force brace during day. Steroid injection for incapacitating pain and to help facilitate therapy. ...Read more

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Does anyone know some good home treatments for tennis elbow?

Does anyone know some good home treatments for tennis elbow?

Stretch: The stretch that helps this condition is to extend (straighten) your elbow, then with the other hand, flex (bend) the wrist. You'll feel it stretching the outside of the elbow, where the pain from tennis elbow is. Do this at least 20-30 times a day, holding the stretch 30 seconds at a time. Autologous blood injections (prp) are done in my office which is not medication. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from a tennis elbow for for a long time. Are there any effective treatments?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Tennis elbow - started 2 months ago. How often should shockwave therapy be done? Is once a week enough or 3 times a week more effective?

Tennis elbow - started 2 months ago. How often should shockwave therapy be done? Is once a week enough or 3 times a week more effective?

Depends: It depends on the system your physician is using. Some shock wave treatments are low-intensity and are used multiple times. Some are high-intensity and only used once or twice. Personally, I don't recommend shock-wave treatments for stubborn tennis elbow. I prefer a percutaneous tenotomy or regenerative injections. If I can help, then join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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What are cures or treatments for the pain and swelling from tennis elbow?

What are cures or treatments for the pain and swelling from tennis elbow?

Start with RICE: Lateral epicondylitis (aka "tennis elbow") is a common overuse injury to the elbow. In order to treat the pain, I recommend you start with rice, follow with stretching/ strengthening (therapy), & consider couterforce bracing. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone or prp injections. Some people end up needing surgery...

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I have had tennis elbow for over a year and had multiple treatments for it including cortisone shots, tens. And ultrasonic. My doctor said surgery.? .

I have had tennis elbow for over a year and had multiple treatments for it including cortisone shots, tens. And ultrasonic. My doctor said surgery.? .

May be true: Tennis elbow symptoms usually resolve in a year. If treatment doesn't include stretching and strengthening programs, symptoms often recur. Steroid injections can provide relief, but do not cure. Multiple injections can result in elbow instability. If symptoms persist more than 18 months (assuming correct diagnosis) despite a comprehensive rehab program, surgery my be indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure / relieve tennis elbow?

What is the best way to cure / relieve tennis elbow?

Brace rest: Rest, counterforce bracing and exercises. See a rehab physician or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure and prevent return of tennis elbow?

What is the best way to cure and prevent return of tennis elbow?

See http://rearmyour: See http://rearmyourselftexas. Com/specialties/elbow/tennis-elbow/.

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How can I cure tennis elbow?

How can I cure tennis elbow?

Rest, ice & nSAID's: Rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medications are initial treatments for inflammation. Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a overuse injury involving the outside of the elbow. For persistent symptoms, a brace, oral/injectable steroids and/ot therapy may be needed. Avoid things that make your symptoms worse. It make take up to 6 months for symptoms to resolve. See an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal tennis elbow?

What is the best way to heal tennis elbow?

Start with RICE: Lateral epicondylitis (aka "tennis elbow") is a common overuse injury to the elbow. In order to treat the pain, I recommend you start with rice, follow with stretching/ strengthening (therapy), & consider couterforce bracing. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone or prp injections. Some people end up needing surgery...

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What's the best bicep work out if you have tennis elbow?

See below: Http://www. Bodybuilding. Com/fun/5-best-biceps-exercises-for-size. Htm.

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How can I cure tennis elbow fast?

How can I cure tennis elbow fast?

Ice.: Icing the affected area 3-4 times/day. Stretch and strengthen the elbow/forearm muscles. You may need to see an athletic trainer or
physical terapist, to be shown the correct exercises. ...Read more

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How can I cure my painful tennis elbow?

Bracing: For tennis elbow, try wrapping your arm and elbow with a pillow or blanket at night to create padding protection and a make-shift brace to limit elbow flexion while you sleep. Keeping the arm semi-straight, padded, and to your side at night allows the tendons involved to start the healing process. ...Read more

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What is the best non-invasive remedy a tennis elbow?

Rest, bracing: Tennis elbow will respond to rest and bracing around the top of the forearm. Some patients require medications or physical therapy. ...Read more

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Do I need to take anti inflammatories to cure tennis elbow or can it heal without them? Not concerned with the pain factor

Do I need to take anti inflammatories to cure tennis elbow or can it heal without them? Not concerned with the pain factor

No: Actually, although nsaids are commonly recommended, most studies are inconclusive and contradictory regarding effectiveness. Tissue biopsies of lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) show mostly deterioration and not inflammation. ...Read more

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My fiancée needs surgery for tennis elbow and she would like to know which surgery is best open or arthroscopic and how long is normally the procedure?

Tennis Elbow: There is no benefit between open vs. Arthroscopic...It typically is the preference of the surgeon. This procedure itself should take between 45 min - 75 min. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's practically possible to cure tennis elbow?

Can you explain if it's practically possible to cure tennis elbow?

Yes: Tennis elbow can be well treated with several options, from oral anti-inflammatories to topical anti-inflammatories, regular stretches, steroid injections, and even surgery if necessary. See an orthopedic surgeon who can take you through the treatment steps until your pain is resolved. ...Read more

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I have an elbow ache and suspect a tennis elbow as it is consecutive to intensive sport activities. How can I verify this and cure it.?

I have an elbow ache and suspect a tennis elbow as it is consecutive to intensive sport activities. How can I verify this and cure it.?

Get an exam: The best way to verify and get the most accurate diagnosis is to get the area examined by a trained health care provider. Once diagnosed, the treatment specific for said diagnosis will follow. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Which is the cure for tennis elbow and shoulder bone spur?

Which is the cure for tennis elbow and shoulder bone spur?

For bone spurs in: The shoulder, a joint replacement would be a cure, since it removes the arthritic bones ; restores function;
for tennis elbow: there is no cure, but the symptoms can be controlled quite adequately, with pain meds, te strap, stretching exercises, massages, steroid ; prp (plasma rich platelets) injections or surgery if nothing helps. ...Read more

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Could acupuncture cure tennis elbow and shoulder bone spur?

Could acupuncture cure tennis elbow and shoulder bone spur?

Very unlikely: But it's also unlikely to do any harm, if practiced correctly. ...Read more

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Can getting acupuncture cure tennis elbow and shoulder bone spur?

Can getting acupuncture cure tennis elbow and shoulder bone spur?

Yes and no: Acupuncture is used to relief pain from a lot of problems, I do not believe it could cure bone spur. ...Read more