Elbow Pain Rehab Video – Tennis Elbow

If you have ever had tennis elbow you would know how painful this malady can be.

THIS HURTS! What hurts…: Elbow and forarm. How you hurt it…: Not sure, maybe carrying armloads of heavy clothing for long distances, setting up tradeshow,lifting heavy objects. When you hurt it…: 4 monthsago. Your pain level (1 is low, 10 is high pain): 9. Your age and overall health…: 52 good health. Any other information you feel is relevant…: Loss of strength in arm and hand. Lifting objects with injured arm impossible. Painful when front of elbow is bumped. Sometimes burning sensation for no reason when arm is at rest. Starts in outside front of elbow area and radiates down to the hand. Cannot bear any wieght when pressing down on this arm, very painful. YOUR INJURY COULD BE… Tennis Elbow REHAB YOUR INJURY BY… Stretching: Straighten your elbow and pull your hand straight down. Hold the stretch for 15 seconds and release – do this 3 times. Go to the point of pain and not beyond – more is not necessarily better. Make sure you stretch both directions. Massage: Massage straight down and across the tendons that are sore in your elbow area. Use circular motions, apply deep pressure along the tendons and as it becomes less sore you may go across the tendons. You can do this yourself or have someone else do it for you. Massage all the way down to where you feel your pain. Use lotion to reduce ‘sticking’ on your skin. The pain should be less. If it is not, then you may be applying too much pressure. Icing: 15 minutes for 2 to 3 times per day, with at least one

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