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Posted on 08-04-2017
Our chiropractors in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, and Port St. Lucie frequently provides chiropractic care for tennis elbow. Despite its name, tennis elbow can affect people who have never played the game. Tennis elbow can affect anyone who engages in repetitive activities using their hands and arms, such as construction workers, factory workers or musicians.
Also known by its medical name, lateral epicondylitis, tennis elbow is a condition that causes pain at the knob on the outside of your elbow. Tennis elbow is often the result of inflammation or breakdown of a specific tendon, which is a tough type of tissue that connects the muscle to bone to make joints move.
Specifically, tennis elbow affects the muscle known as extensor carpi radialis brevis, which is the muscle in your forearm that bends and straightens your wrist.
Pain associated with tennis elbow usually starts at your elbow. Tennis elbow is a progressive condition, which means the pain gets worse over time. You might notice the pain when you try to open a door, squeeze a bottle or grip something in your hand.
In addition to chiropractic care featuring adjustments, our Palm Beach Gardens chiropractor provides a variety of treatments for tennis elbow, such as:
These techniques alleviate pain and dysfunction associated with tennis elbow.
Treatment always begins with a comprehensive evaluation, including a thorough examination of your elbow.
If you have pain on the knob on the outside of your elbow, you may have tennis elbow. Make an appointment with our chiropractors in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, and Port St. Lucie to gain an accurate diagnosis and to determine whether chiropractic care is right for you. Papa Chiropractic & Physical Therapy has three convenient locations to serve you: Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, and Port St. Lucie, FL. Our chiropractic care is second to no other. Call 561-744-7373 to make an appointment with an experienced Palm Beach Gardens chiropractor.
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