How To Treat Tennis Elbow?

Tennis Elbow

  • Tennis elbow is a condition where there is inflammation of the outer part of the elbow.
  • It got this name because tennis players get this pain on elbow after playing backhand shots.
  • However many people get this pain ,even house wifes and people driving 2 wheelers.
  • This is a repetitive stress injury and few fibres of tendons may be torn and inflamed
  • First identify and stop doing things that cause you pain
  • Home remedies include ice application and anti inflammatory gels and balms
  • Physical Therapy includes therapy by trained physiotherapist and exercises
  • Tennis elbow splints are very useful in chronic pain and has to be worn all the time for few days
  • If pain is still present visit and an orthopedic surgeon and take treatment from him/ her.

 

 

Dr. SATHISH DEVADOSS

M.B.B.S.,M.S.,(ortho)M.CH.,ortho (UK),FASIF (Aust)

Orthopaedic Surgeon | MEDICAL DIRECTOR

DEVADOSS MULTISPECIALITY HOSPITAL

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