Physical Therapy is an effective method to treat elbow pain and injuries. Under the guidance of a physical therapist, you will perform gentle exercises and stretches that rehabilitate your elbow. Depending on your injury, a customized treatment plan is created during your initial visit. Our physical therapists provide hands-on therapy during your healing process.
Elbow Tendinitis is an overuse injury. It usually occurs after a sudden increase in activity. Golfer’s elbow and Tennis elbow are different types of elbow tendinitis, where pain is often experienced on the outside of the elbow and sometimes in the wrist or forearm.
Now that the U.S. Open is in it’s Semi-Finals, some players are healing injuries in Physical Therapy right now. In fact, Physical Therapy is proven to be just as effective healing an elbow injury as surgery in some cases. One common tennis injury is of course tennis elbow. Elbow injuries make it extremely difficult to use your arms and lift normal everyday objects.
Elbow pain is a huge disrupter in a person’s life and physical therapy, through a combination of stretching, exercise, and therapeutic modalities like massage, heat, ice, and ultrasound, is able to alleviate this pain while making the elbow stronger.