Tag Archive | Treatment

How Effective Is Physical Therapy In The Treatment Of Tennis Elbow Injuries?

How Effective Is Physical Therapy In The Treatment Of Tennis Elbow Injuries?

View on Youtube: Physical Therapy For Tennis Elbow: What If It Doesn’t Help? If your Doctor prescribes Physical Therapy for your Tennis Elbow, but it doesn’t help – What then? OR if you’ve yet to see your Doctor, how likely are Physical Therapy treatments to help you fully recover from your Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow? […]

Are Platelet Rich Plasma Injections An Effective Treatment For Lateral Epicondylitis? [Podcast]

Are Platelet Rich Plasma Injections An Effective Treatment For Lateral Epicondylitis? [Podcast]

In this podcast I discuss the pros and cons of Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy in the treatment of Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow) and Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow.) Including the following issues: Whether there’s any evidence PRP is an effective treatment, (based on medical studies) Whether it’s worth the price – and the pain afterward (also sometimes […]

Podcast: Cortisone Shots And Lateral Epicondylitis: Big Mistake

Podcast: Cortisone Shots And Lateral Epicondylitis: Big Mistake

In the treatment of Tennis Elbow, the Cortisone shot is the go-to quick fix, often instantly erasing pain, almost like magic. Research reveals, however, that the powerful but often fleeting benefits of Cortisone can come at a very high price in the form of long-term and sometimes very serious consequences to your tendons. In this […]

Breaking All The Rules On Treating Golfer’s Elbow

Breaking All The Rules On Treating Golfer’s Elbow

Why you can not only safely “break all the rules” when it comes to treating your Golfer’s Elbow – But why you should, in fact, IGNORE most of those “common wisdom” treatment guidelines! (And why those recommendations may, unfortunately, do you more harm than good.) Here’s the full post on why you can ignore those guidelines

A Running-Expert Doctor’s Take On Tennis Elbow Exercises And Treatment

Dear Running Doc: I have played tennis for 30 years and only recently got tennis elbow six months ago. I’ve tried everything I can think of. Help! Melissa C. East Hampton, NY. Source: http://www.nydailynews.com On one hand, this is some of the best treatment advice and “quick tips” from a Doctor I’ve seen so far […]

Tennis Elbow Braces: For Pain Relief, Yes – But What About Healing?

Tennis Elbow Braces: For Pain Relief, Yes – But What About Healing?

See on Scoop.it Tennis Elbow Braces: Good For Pain Relief – But What About Healing? The Tennis Elbow brace was in the news recently, in the Wall Street Journal. The claim being that they can relieve pain – But isn’t the real question: “Do braces help the injury HEAL?” See on Storify: Tennis Elbow Braces: Healing […]

Will A Tennis Elbow Brace Help You HEAL? [Video]

Will A Tennis Elbow Brace Help You HEAL? [Video]

A Two-Minute Tennis Elbow Tutorial Video The issue is not whether braces, bands and other supports can relieve Tennis Elbow pain – Many treatments and remedies can temporarily relieve pain. The real question is: Will wearing a support help your injury HEAL better and faster?