TREATMENT FOR TENNIS ELBOW
Tennis elbow is a painful condition in which the pain on the outside of the elbow radiates up or down the arm. It is one of the most common injuries for sports, caused by frequent and over-rotation of the wrist and forearm. Tennis elbow is also a frequent cause of elbow, arm and thumb pain for computer and mobile phone users.
You may notice pain on the outside of the upper forearm, just below the end of the elbow, when lifting or bending the arm, gripping small objects, such as a pen, or twisting the forearm, such as opening a jar.
Acupuncture works by invigorating the blood flow throughout the area in order to relieve pain and reduce inflammation. With associated techniques of acupressure (TuiNa), acupuncture and cupping, the best results can often be achieved,
The World Health Organization states tennis elbow is one of the conditions that can be effectively treated with acupuncture. Often succeeding where physiotherapy cannot, acupuncture is very effective in the treatment of this condition and does not have any of the associated side effects of steroid injections, and usually, the problem can be resolved in 3-5 sessions.
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