Chiropractic for Tennis Elbow &
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Tennis elbow can linger and severely degrade the quality of life,
but only if you let it. Trust the experts at Spine and Sports
Chiropractic to care for you. Call us and set up an appointment today.
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be a tennis player to experience the pain and discomfort that comes with tennis elbow. Tennis elbow is a condition where the outer part of your elbow becomes sore and tender.
What causes tennis elbow?
Daily activities. Simply put, you can get tennis elbow from sports like swimming or climbing, doing manual labor or playing guitar or similar activities. There are a lot of different activities and scenarios that can cause this common injury.
What are symptoms of tennis elbow?
Symptoms of tennis elbow include radiating pain from the outside of the elbow to your forearm and wrist, pain during extension of wrist, weakness in your forearm or a painful grip while shaking hands or turning a doorknob. You also might not be able to comfortably hold heavy items in your hand.
How is tennis elbow treated?
In some cases, tennis elbow can go away within 6 to 12 months, however, if you don’t have the time to wait around to get better, schedule an appointment with Spine and Sports Chiropractic in Lincoln. Our professionals will decide the best course of treatment—Active Release Technique (ART), physical rehabilitation, medication or surgery—and you’ll be back to your old self in no time.
Did you know?
Tennis elbow is also known as shooter’s elbow, archer’s elbow or lateral elbow pain.
Tennis elbow can linger and severely degrade the quality of life, but only if you let it. Trust the experts at Spine and Sports Chiropractic to care for you. Call us and set up an appointment today.
Shoulder, Arm & Hand Overview
The rotator cuff is a group of four shoulder muscles that collectively move your arm in all directions as well as stabilize the shoulder joint.
Medial Epicondylitis, often called Little League Elbow. This condition presents from overuse of the elbow and is not associated with a traumatic event. Medial Epicondylitis typically causes pain and numbness with increased activity relieved by rest, but can become constant as the condition worsens.
You don’t need to be a tennis player to experience the pain and discomfort that comes with tennis elbow. Tennis elbow is a condition where the outer part of your elbow becomes sore and tender.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is pain, numbness and/or tingling and other problems in your hand as a result of excessive pressure on the median nerve in your neck, armpit, forearm or wrist.
The Radial Nerve has six entrapment sites starting at the neck and moving down the arm. If the nerve is entrapped at one of these sites you will feel it in the back of the hand, thumb, and pointer finger.
The Ulnar Nerve has eight entrapment sites starting at the neck and then moving down the arm. Irritation of this nerve will give problems in the pinky finger and ring finger.
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