Also known as lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow is due to inflammation of the common extensor tendon of the wrist. Tennis elbow is typically caused by repetitive microtrauma such as tennis, painting, typing and using a screwdriver. It is more common in men and typically occurs during the ages of 30-50 years old. Signs of tennis elbow include pain around the outside of the elbow, loss of grip strength, and decrease elbow extension.
How can Natural Health Chiropractic help? Soft tissue therapies can help decrease the formation of scar tissue and promote healing. Acupuncture can assist with the management of pain and support healing. Rehabilitation can strengthen the muscles, stretching can lengthen and relax tight muscles which will reduce the occurrence off re-injury. These are just a few of the ways that Dr. Falkner can help. Call today to make an appointment: (480) 222-2129