Tag Archive | Treatment
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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?
I’m kicking off a new Tennis Elbow video series in a ‘Two-Minute Tutorial’ style. Here’s the Two-Minute Tennis Elbow Tutorial playlist on my YouTube Channel (Be sure to subscribe while you’re there to get the latest one right away.)