that worsens when using the elbow for a period of time needs
to be taken seriously. Pain may awake you at night. Pain
may range from burning, aching, soreness or any combination.
Other symptoms may be present.
in the elbow when performing simple activities of daily
living is becoming more commonplace as people engage in
jobs that require frequent repetitive motion. Lateral epicondylitis
or "tennis elbow" is caused by repetitive motion
of the elbow. Pain is felt on the lateral side of the elbow.
Pain on the medial side of the elbow is called medial epicondylitis
or "golfer's elbow". One common cause can be from
playing a sport such as tennis or golf. Another prevalent
cause may be form working in a job where frequent lifting
or keyboarding are performed at an improperly set up work-station.
Cady will take a thorough history and perform a physical
exam. Conservative treatment using massage, electrical stimulation
as well as hot and cold packs, may be performed. Chiropractic
adjustments to the elbow may also be performed. Ultrasound
may be utilized. Home care will be recommended such as icing
or heating, stretching, exercises, avoiding certain activities,
and in some cases, a brace may worn on the elbow.
us today at 408-739-2273 to start feeling