Shockwave therapy for tennis elbow. Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment, where high-energy shockwaves are passed through the skin to help relieve pain and promote movement in the affected area. The number of sessions you will need depends on the severity of your pain. You may have a local anaesthetic to reduce any pain or discomfort during the procedure.
Helping relieve sufferers of their pain since 2010, Tenease blocks the pain of tennis elbow allowing the damaged tendon to heal in a shorter time and increasing grip strength and flexibility. In clinical trials 98% of users reported significant pain relief with 84% reporting faster healing with greater mobility.
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Studies into acupuncture as a treatment for tennis elbow have had mixed results. Some suggest that acupuncture may help relieve pain for a little while, but others found there was no benefit. If you want to try acupuncture for elbow pain, check that your therapist is registered with a professional body.
Steroid injections. If the pain hasn’t eased over 2–4 weeks you should see your doctor or specialist physiotherapist. They may suggest a steroid injection into the tender area. One injection is probably all you’ll need, though you may still need to rest your elbow for 2–3 weeks afterwards.
Put your arms by your sides. Turn your affected arm so that your hand faces outwards. Keeping both elbows straight, reach over in front of your body with your unaffected arm to your affected arm. Place your palms together and link your fingers, keeping your affected arm next to the side of your body.
Golfers and Tennis Elbow Treatment UK Tendon problems are also common among sports professionals who play badminton, tennis, golf, cricket, and musical instruments. Our in-house high-resolution diagnostic ultrasound machine is an excellent diagnostic tool to diagnose the above problems.