Elbow Pain Treatment

Elbow Pain Treatment Specialist Q&A

Are you looking for Elbow Pain Treatment? Elbow pain is often caused by overuse. Many sports, hobbies and jobs require repetitive hand, wrist or arm movements, which results in elbow pain and if left untreated can causes more serious problems. For comprehensive treatment look no further and come to Global Neuro & Spine Institute, our board-certified doctors will work with you on creating a productive treatment plan. The plan will include goals such as improved functionality, reduced pain and inflammation in targeted areas. For more information, contact us today or schedule an online appointment. We have convenient locations to serve you in Orlando FL, Jensen Beach FL, Palm Bay FL, Atlantis FL, Fort Pierce, FL and Plantation, FL.

Elbow Pain Treatment Near Me in Orlando FL, Jensen Beach FL, Palm Bay FL, Atlantis FL, Fort Pierce FL and Plantation FL
Elbow Pain Treatment Near Me in Orlando FL, Jensen Beach FL, Palm Bay FL, Atlantis FL, Fort Pierce FL and Plantation FL

Table of Contents:

What causes elbow pain?
What is a golfer’s elbow?
How do you treat a golfer’s elbow?
What is tennis elbow?
How do you treat tennis elbow?

The elbows are important joints that are used countless times every day, such as when eating, drinking, driving, working and even walking. Although elbows can feel quite hard and tough, they are sensitive and intricate joints. There are many types of problems that can affect the elbows, including tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Despite their names, these conditions are not exclusive to those who participate in sports, but can happen when repetitive actions are sustained for too long, or from overuse injuries. Thankfully, there are medical professionals who dedicate their practice to treating elbow pain and can help patients manage their condition and even live a pain-free life.

What causes elbow pain?


There are several different causes of elbow pain, from one-time injuries (acute) to overuse injuries (chronic). Diseases, such as arthritis, can also cause elbow pain, and are typically a chronic condition.

Acute causes of elbow pain include:
-Dislocated elbow
-Fractured elbow
-Strains and sprains

Overuse (wear and tear) causes of elbow pain include:
-Bursitis
-Tennis elbow
-Golfer’s elbow
-Trapped nerves
-Cubital tunnel syndrome
-Radial tunnel syndrome
-Stress fractures

What is a golfer’s elbow?


Also known as medial epicondylitis, golfer’s elbow causes pain, inflammation, and tenderness in the muscles on the inside of the elbow and forearm. It results from the overuse or wear and tear of the tendons, bones, and muscles in the elbow, which are responsible for several motions, including wrist flexion. Activities that require repetitive gripping motions can often lead to golfer’s elbow, such as throwing, golfing, racket sports, rock climbing or weight training.

How do you treat a golfer’s elbow?


The treatment for golfer’s elbow may involve rest, ice, compression and avoidance of aggravating activities. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be used with the advice of a medical professional. In some cases, physical rehabilitation therapy is utilized to treat golfer’s elbow. To treat the underlying cause of golfer’s elbow, chiropractic care may also be prescribed. If conservative treatments fail to provide relief from golfer’s elbow, more interventional methods may be utilized.

What is tennis elbow?


Also known as lateral epicondylitis, tennis elbow is a painful condition caused by overuse of the elbow. As its name suggests, playing tennis or other racket sports can cause this condition, however several other activities besides sports can also lead to tennis elbow. This condition is characterized by inflammation or micro-tearing of the tendons on the outside of the elbow. It occurs when the forearm muscles and tendons become damaged from repeating the same motions again and again, which is known as overuse.

How do you treat tennis elbow?


The treatment for tennis elbow may include rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE), as well as the avoidance of activities that aggravate the elbow. With the advice of a medical professional, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be used. In some cases, physical rehabilitation therapy is utilized to treat tennis elbow. To treat the underlying cause of tennis elbow, chiropractic care may also be prescribed. If conservative treatments fail to provide relief from tennis elbow, more interventional methods may be utilized, including surgery. However, surgical methods are typically used only as a last resort when treating tennis elbow.

If you are experiencing elbow pain, come to Global Neuro & Spine Institute today. Our kind and compassionate professionals are experienced in treating elbow pain and can help you on the road to recovery. Contact us today to book an appointment for elbow pain treatment, or visit our clinic for more information. We serve patients from all across the Sunshine State, in Orlando FL, Conway FL, Edgewood FL, Jensen Beach FL, Ocean Breeze FL, Rio FL, Palm Bay FL, Malabar FL, Melbourne Village FL, Atlantis FL, Palm Springs FL, Boynton Beach FL, Fort Pierce FL, Fort Pierce South FL, White City FL, Plantation / Ft. Lauderdale FL, Pine Island Ridge FL, Lauderhill FL and surrounding areas. We look forward to serving you!

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