Tennis elbow is generally found in Adults. Athletes are known to undergo this disease once in their lifetime. In tennis elbow the pain is generally on the outer side of the elbow, the injuries on elbow leads of inflammation of ligaments known as tendons. These tendons are very delicate and a bit of external force leads to inflammation. In general cases this inflammation goes away when people stop doing activities that leads to inflammation but in case of people like athletes these tendons needs to undergo surgery.
Steroids are known to have soothing effect on the pain in these elbows. The pain is incurable and returns after sometime. Therefore, physiotherapy happens to be one of the most prominent treatments for tennis elbows.
Tennis Elbow can be improved by undergoing one of the listed Physiotherapy remedies: –
Deep Transverse Friction is the method used in CYRIAX physiotherapy for treating tennis elbows. Mill’s manipulation is applied just after the Deep Transverse Friction for complete removal of pain from the hurt tendon. It is always advised that the physiotherapist and the patient follow the protocol and sequence for the use of DTS and Mill’s manipulation.
ACUPUNCCTURE AND DRY NEEDLING
Acupuncture and Dry Needling are important physiotherapy treatment techniques which are used by experts across the world for treating tennis elbows.
This kind of physiotherapy is designed for sportsperson. They have a specific set of exercises to be performed along with the treatment. The exercise helps the muscles in settling properly for a specific kind of shot or movement.
This kind of physiotherapy is designed for people who are workaholic and subjected to tennis elbows at their work places. It includes simple exercises along with some heating sessions.
Bio-mechanical and Neurodynamics are some other famous kinds of physiotherapy treatments for tennis elbows.