Yearly Archives: 2011

Preventing and Treating Tennis Elbow in Tennis Players (Part V)

Rehabilitation of Injury: Combined Effects A)     Therapy: Rest can help, but to correct the disorder at its root cause, rehabilitation therapy, if performed correctly, can greatly increase the rate of recovery. 1)      Massage.  This modality can help a lot with … Continue reading

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Preventing and Treating Tennis Elbow in Tennis players (Part-IV)

Prevention of Injury: Methods Certain measures need to be undertaken in order to prevent Tennis Elbow from occurring in those whom are novice, intermediate or expert tennis players.  These measures involve the following principals, and all should be considered important … Continue reading

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Preventing and Treating Tennis Elbow in Tennis players (Part-III)

Muscles Affected: Extensors / Supinator In Tennis Elbow, pain directly on the lateral epicondyle and/or one to two (1-2) inches distal to the lateral epicondyle in a more generalized area, are the most significant areas of complaint.  The location of … Continue reading

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The Prevention and Treatment of Tennis Elbow In Tennis Players (Part-II)

Mechanism of injury: Tennis Those suffering from Tennis Elbow are often those that play frequently, or for long periods of time, are highly competitive, have bad technique, especially in the backhand, (3) and are usually over the age of thirty-five. … Continue reading

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The Prevention and Treatment of Tennis Elbow In Tennis Players (Part-I)

Tennis Elbow, or Lateral Epicondylitis, is a condition where repetitive or direct trauma has resulted in micro-tears of the wrist extensor muscles at the musculotendinous or the tenoperiosteal junctions of the lateral epicondyle, or possibly both, leading to irritation, inflammation, … Continue reading

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Trigger Finger – The Short of It

Trigger Finger is a physical disorder/injury that has gained greater attention in the medical industry over the last few years. Previously constituted as a disease, its relationship to cumulative trauma and blunt force has now been embraced by many healthcare professionals, … Continue reading

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Relief from Carpal Tunnel in 3-Easy Steps

Carpal Tunnel gadgets and gimmicks are a dime-a-dozen – attempting to capitalize on the misery of others for the past 30-years with minimal success.  It’s not so much that there are a ton of carpal tunnel products out there; it’s … Continue reading

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Cubital Tunnel or Golfer’s Elbow?

With all of the repetitive strain injuries out there these days, it is easy to get confused about which symptom goes with which injury and which tasks are at the top of the list for being the most “risky”.   It … Continue reading

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A Correct Diagnosis Makes ALL the Difference

Common sense dictates that you cannot treat a repetitive strain injury until you know what it is.  But it happens time and time again, leaving behind a trail of lackluster results, and the patient highly discouraged.  There are three groups involved … Continue reading

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Trigger Finger Syndrome: Top 5-Ways to Make it Go Away!

 Trigger Finger / Thumb Syndrome  is a VERY annoying Repetitive Strain Injury to say the least, with symptoms ranging from slight ”skipping” of the tendon as the finger is bent into flexion, to severe pain with the finger “jerking” and “locking” down into the palm of … Continue reading

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