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10 Tips To Healing Mouse Elbow

Ten Tips To Healing Mouse ElbowDo you have Mouse Elbow?… Pain in your elbow, wrist or hand – due to your laptop, tablet or phone use? – Use these ten Ergonomic, muscle health and self-help treatment tactics to break your computer-related pain and injury cycle!

10 Tips To Healing Mouse Elbow was originally published on: https://tenniselbowclassroom.com (Read the full article there.)

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Who Are The True Tennis Elbow Experts? [Video And Podcast]

Experts On Tennis Elbow Podcast Cover

Who are the true experts and authorities when it comes to the treatment of Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow?

Would they be general practice Doctors? Orthopedic Surgeons? Physical Therapists, perhaps?

Or could they be the practitioners who exclusively work on muscles and tendons by hand: Massage Therapists and other Bodyworkders?

Allen Willette examines this question in this episode of the Tennis Elbow Classroom podcast.

Here’s the link to the article if you’d like to read along:

Full Article: Who Are The REAL Authorities On Tennis Elbow?

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‘Tennis Elbow 101’ – (6 videos on Tennis AND Golfer’s Elbow)

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Do Tennis Elbow Supplements Aid Your Healing Process Or Just Waste Your Money?

Supplements for Tennis and Golfer's Elbow

Are there any supplements, including vitamins or herbal remedies for Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow that will help relieve your pain and support your healing process or are they a complete waste of time and money?

It’s a question I’m often asked by my members in the forum – and in my practice treating Tennis Elbow sufferers directly.

Many people want to avoid toxic anti-inflammatory pills – for very good reasons, and they’re looking for natural alternatives for both pain relief AND to support their healing process.

The problem is that desperate Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow sufferers tend to get a little carried away seeking remedy…

And there’s no shortage of claims on the Internet (some bordering on the miraculous) about all kinds of vitamins, supplements or herbal concoctions – including:

  • Basic Vitamins: A, B, C and D
  • “Anti-Inflammatory” Herbs: Ginger, Turmeric, Bromelain
  • MSM, Chondrotin and Glucosamine
  • Fish Oil / Veg-based Omega-3 Oils
  • And Collagen Supplements

Sadly, the short answer is that most of these things, beyond basic vitamins, are pointless and a waste of money, for various reasons we explore in this episode…

(At least when it comes to healing tendon injuries like Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow. Not necessarily for other problems.)

REFERENCE – Quoted in the video:

“Vitamin D plays a significant role in the tendon-to-bone healing process by increasing the bone mineral density and strengthening the skeletal muscles.”

Vitamin D And The Immunomodulation Of Rotator Cuff Injury

This study has to do with the Rotator Cuff tendons of the shoulder, and how they need to heal and form strong attachments to the bone after surgery…

But the same principle may apply to Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow, because we’re dealing with a similar ‘tendon attachment’ at our elbows.

See my full article for the other medical paper references, the full video and other details:

Tennis Elbow Supplements And Vitamins: Help You Heal Or Waste Of Money?

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‘Tennis Elbow 101’ – (6 videos on Tennis AND Golfer’s Elbow)

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Tennis Elbow Supplements: Are They Effective And Useful – Or Just A Waste Of Money?

Are there any Vitamins, nutrients or supplements you can take to help your Tennis Elbow heal?

Sooner or later; sometime between the anti-inflammatory pills, the ice packs and getting the brace (and trying to figure out just what IS the right treatment strategy for Tennis Elbow ) you’re going to start asking yourself:

“Is there anything I should be taking to support my healing process, give me some pain relief and help me recover from my Tennis Elbow injury faster?”

And you’ll come across all sorts of claims on the Internet about this, that or the other vitamin or supplement helps – including but not limited to:

  • Basic Vitamins, like A,B,C and D
  • “Anti-inflammatory herbs” Bromelain, Turmeric Ginger
  • MSM and Glucosamine
  • Fish Oil / Omega 3s (and 6s + 9s) capsules,
  • Collagen supplements, including Shark Cartilage

It’s an important question but it leads too many desperate Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow sufferers down a rabbit hole chasing miracle cures.

Most of this stuff, like MSM, herbs, Collagen and anything claiming to be “Anti-inflammatory” is worthless garbage and a waste of money – At least when it comes to healing tendon injuries like Tennis Elbow!

Proper Nutrition Always Matters For Tendon Healing

However, with any injury or health problem you’re trying to heal and recover from, good nutrition always matters!

And when it comes to the damaged tendons involved in Golfer’s and Tennis Elbow, I think Vitamins C and D, and simple getting adequate protein are the key nutritional foundations.

There’s nothing wrong with thinking about A and B Vitamins, too, but these vitamins are very common in most reasonably healthy foods, so let’s talk about Vitamin C…

Tennis Elbow Supplements And Vitamins: Useful Remedy Or Waste Of Money? was originally published here: Read the full article on Tennis Elbow and supplements)

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Why Self Massage Is Key When Treating Your Own Tennis Elbow Or Golfer’s Elbow

Discover why advanced Massage Therapy techniques are the best way to treat your own Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow injury in this Tennis Elbow Classroom podcast episode.

Learn about the most powerful self-massage methods to use from a professional Neuromuscular Therapist, who treats these injuries every day.

http://tenniselbowclassroom.libsyn.com/the-best-tennis-elbow-self-massage-techniques

Here’s a quote from the episode:

I truly believe Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques are the “Missing Link” when it comes to treating the true, underlying causes of Tennis Elbow…

And reversing that stubborn, vicious injury cycle that few things can touch. (Literally, few things TOUCH at ALL, except, possibly in the most superficial way.)

Because nothing else physically “get’s into” the muscle and tendon “issues in the tissues,” at the root of the injury better…

Nothing else releases the tension and restrictions in your muscles and stimulates tendon healing like the right Massage Therapy methods can…

(Again, in my opinion, but based on a lot of experience.)

For the full, detailed article please visit:

The Best Tennis Elbow Self Massage Therapy Techniques

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What are the advantages of using ultrasound imaging vs. MRI to analyze a tendinopathy at the lateral epicondyle of the humerus?

My answer to What are the advantages of using ultrasound imaging vs. MRI to analyze a tendinopathy at the lateral e…

Answer by Allen Willette:

For those who may not have familiarity with it, Ultrasound Imaging or 'Diagnostic Ultrasound' to distinguish it from ‘Therapeutic Ultrasound,’ (a treatment modality used in Physical Therapy) is like an X-ray, except that it uses sound waves – and it's not a static picture, but a dynamic, “video-like” image, viewed on a screen in real-time.

The advantages, when it comes to imaging the tendons and other soft tissues at and around the Lateral Epicondyle for diagnosing Tennis Elbow and other conditions, are:

  • It's relatively cheap and easy, costing a fraction of what an MRI costs,
  • It takes much less time and involves much less of an inconvenience than an MRI scan,
  • There are no EMFs or X-rays – The imaging subjects you to neither ionizing gamma rays (X-ray) nor a massive electromagnetic field, (MRI) which, I can’t help but wonder about the health effects of,
  • And, since it's dynamic, and done in real time, it allows the Doctor or technician to “look around” from different angles and even observe how things look when the you move your arm

(This last, real-time, dynamic aspect, of the scan can be especially useful for observing how well the underlying RadioCapitellar Joint moves, and observe other tissues in motion and under load.)

It seems to have a lot of potential for diagnosing – and especially assessing the severity of Tennis Elbow, and similar Tendinopathies.

However, it also seems to be rarely-used for this purpose, at least here in the United States. (For reasons I still don't fully understand.)

Here's my more detailed exploration of this topic on my Quora Blog:

Why Aren't Sonograms Used More Often To Diagnose Tennis Elbow? by Allen Willette on Tennis Elbow Treatment

And for an even more in-depth look, here's an article I wrote covering this question (about why it isn't routinely offered) and related questions about Sonograms for Tennis Elbow:

The Simple Tennis Elbow Diagnostic Test Your Doctor Won't Give You

What are the advantages of using ultrasound imaging vs. MRI to analyze a tendinopathy at the lateral epicondyle of the humerus?

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Why Aren’t Sonograms Used More Often To Diagnose Tennis Elbow?

Diagnostic Ultrasound Scan Tennis Elbow

My @Quora post: Why Aren’t Sonograms Used More Often?

Why isn’t Diagnostic Ultrasound / Ultrasonography used much more often in Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow diagnostics and assessment?

Post by Allen Willette:

Why Aren’t Sonograms Used More Often To Diagnose Tennis Elbow?

Why Aren’t Sonograms Used More Often To Diagnose Tennis Elbow?

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