Elbow Pain Rehab Video – Tennis Elbow, Lateral Epicondylitis

injuryrehabadvice.com THIS HURTS! What hurts… Outer elbow joint. How you hurt it…: I’ve flyfished for 22+ years and never had a problem. However, last August (2009) I was practicing a new casting stroke for 1 week straight every day for about an hour. When you hurt it…: August. I have stopped the offending activity and just when I think the pain is gone, it comes back after stressing the elbow joint. Your pain level (1 is low, 10 is high pain): Now after almost 10 months, the pain is gone so long as I don’t use my arm. As soon as I try to do something like using a screwdriver or anything that requires tortion of the forearm brings back the pain (delayed onset) to about a level 3. Other activities that bring back the pain are flyfishing. Your age and overall health…: 52 and relatively good health although I do have an inguinial hernia or so I think that surgery did not fix. It’s either a hernia or a ruptured muscle since 6 six years ago and won’t heal. Any other information you feel is relevant…: My body has never healed quickly. I have old pains that have never gone away completely if I stress the particular joint/muscle (ie shoulder) I’ve seen an orthopedic surgeon who referred me to a PT but felt my elbow pain was getting worse so I stopped seeing her. She diagnosed me with ulnar nerve entrappment but I haven’t had the numb fingers any more Please help! YOUR INJURY COULD BE… Tennis Elbow, Lateral Epicondylitis REHAB YOUR INJURY BY… Please watch video.

Elbow Pain Rehab Video – Tennis Elbow

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