Tag Archive | Medial Epicondylitis

It’s Tennis Elbow Season!

It’s Tennis Elbow Season!

Warning Signs Of Tennis And Golfer’s Elbow It’s that time of year again when many people get back out on the tennis courts and golf courses and start swinging, volleying, chipping and driving! Many call it spring – but I call it Tennis Elbow Season! Sure, you can develop Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow at any […]

Surgery For Lateral Epicondylitis: How Do You Know When It’s Time? [Podcast]

Surgery For Lateral Epicondylitis: How Do You Know When It’s Time? [Podcast]

When you have an extremely stubborn, chronic case of Medial or Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow injury)… And you’ve been struggling with for it months – possibly even years! When should you realistically start to consider surgery as an option? How do you know if you’re a good candidate for a surgical procedure or […]

Tennis Elbow Treatment Strategy – Tennis Elbow 101

Tennis Elbow Treatment Strategy – Tennis Elbow 101

In the previous episode ‘Epicenter At The Epicondyle‘ we talked about the nature of Golfer’s and Tennis Elbow injuries… Including how the injury is almost always a gradual, chronic one – Not sudden and acute… And how the problem is one of Degeneration – Not inflammation. How it’s really Tendinosis not Tendonitis. And THAT calls […]

Epicenter At The Epicondyle – Tennis Elbow 101

Epicenter At The Epicondyle – Tennis Elbow 101

In this episode we get to the heart of the matter: The nature of the injury to the tendons. (I call it the ‘Epicenter’ because it’s the center of the Tennis Elbow Or Golfer’s Elbow injury and pain, and the area with the worst damage – Much like an earthquake.)

The Muscular Causes Of Tennis And Golfer’s Elbow – Tennis Elbow 101

The Muscular Causes Of Tennis And Golfer’s Elbow – Tennis Elbow 101

What’s the cause of Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow?What’s the insidious process by which repetitive motions, (whether related to work, tennis, golf or gardening) end up injuring you and causing you so much pain?

Why Are Golfer’s And Tennis Elbow So Challenging? – Tennis Elbow 101 – [Podcast]

Why Are Golfer’s And Tennis Elbow So Challenging? – Tennis Elbow 101 – [Podcast]

Tendon injuries like Golfer’s Elbow and Tennis Elbow are notorious for not healing easily or well – But why is that the case? Why are they often so stubborn and challenging to recover from? (This is the big picture view, which we’ll build on in later episodes – Honestly, I think I’m a little long-winded in […]

Is Exercise The 1st Priority In Healing Medial Epicondylitis?

Is Exercise The 1st Priority In Healing Medial Epicondylitis?

When it comes to treating an injury like Medial Epicondylitis / Tendinosis (Golfer’s Elbow) one of the first things we usually hear is: “Better do some exercises for it!” But, the question I’m posing is: Are rehab exercises really a top priority when it comes to the tendon healing process? (And should you actually start […]