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.
When noticing your elbow pain, there are a few things that you can do right now to decrease the chances that the pain will get worse. Right now, you might not be able to lift certain items without pain or bend your elbow in certain movements without pain but with Physical Therapy, we can put you on the path to recovery and pain relief. Until your first physical therapy session, the best thing to do is prevent any further elbow damage.
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.