10 doctors weighed in:
Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Not Really
Adjusting the back does not help tennis elbow , at least in young people.
If they are giving pt to the elbow, maybe.

In brief: Not Really
Adjusting the back does not help tennis elbow , at least in young people.
If they are giving pt to the elbow, maybe.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Tennis elbow is an overuse strain of the elbow joint.
Chiropractic theory woulds imply that the problem is due to subluxations compressing the nerves to this area (from the neck). The problem is mechanical in the joint and chiro has no benefit possible for this problem. See a physiatrist or orthopod for management of this problem.

In brief: No
Tennis elbow is an overuse strain of the elbow joint.
Chiropractic theory woulds imply that the problem is due to subluxations compressing the nerves to this area (from the neck). The problem is mechanical in the joint and chiro has no benefit possible for this problem. See a physiatrist or orthopod for management of this problem.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
In brief: Can be
A good trained chiropractor who knows his or her limitations can be very helpful with tennis elbow as adjunctive treaent.

In brief: Can be
A good trained chiropractor who knows his or her limitations can be very helpful with tennis elbow as adjunctive treaent.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
In brief: No
Tennis elbow is caused by micro tears near the insertion of one of the muscles that extends your wrist.
Which is the most effective treatment is controversial. Chiropractic treatment will probably not be useful. Options include immobilization, physical therapy for eccentric strengthening, electric stimulation. Surgery would complete the tear and then repair it.

In brief: No
Tennis elbow is caused by micro tears near the insertion of one of the muscles that extends your wrist.
Which is the most effective treatment is controversial. Chiropractic treatment will probably not be useful. Options include immobilization, physical therapy for eccentric strengthening, electric stimulation. Surgery would complete the tear and then repair it.
Dr. James Chen
Dr. James Chen
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