Tennis Elbow and Golfers Elbow are painful elbow conditions that are regularly treated in physiotherapy and sports injury clinics. They produce symptoms of elbow pain, weakness and an inability to grip and hold objects. Tennis Elbow and Golfers Elbow are usually due to overuse during sports and gripping activities, such as using a screwdriver or paint brush. Physiotherapy treatment and advice can dramatically reduce the painful symptoms of Tennis & Golfers Elbow.
Physiotherapy treatment can provide elbow pain relief and improved function. In most cases of Tennis & Golfers Elbow the key to recovering is settling the inflammation and facilitating healing using laser, ultrasound and acupuncture followed by eccentric strengthening of the muscles of the forearm and wrist under the supervision of a physiotherapist.
To help yourself in an acute phase, apply ice (wrapped in a thin towel to prevent ice burn), avoid any movements which cause increased pain and contact us in order that we can commence treatment quickly.