Elbow Pain

There are many different muscles that share attachment points around lateral (outside) and medial (inside) bones of the elbow. In several of these the same tendon actually serves as the same anchor for multiple muscles. This creates a high level of stress placed on a relatively small area of tissue which can result in overstrain and the resulting adhesion formations. This is the process that occurs when someone has what is known as “tennis” elbow and “golfer’s elbow”. Other complications about the elbow can occur from inflammation of the bursa, the fluid filled sacks that protect the tendons as they pass over boney protuberances, limitations in range of motions, and osteo arthritis about the elbow joint. Symptoms of elbow pathology may include:

A careful examination of your spine along with a detailed history will help the therapist identify the source of your symptoms and you will then be educated as to the nature of your condition and the appropriate steps to attain resolution of your condition as well as prevent future difficulties.

We treat ages 8 to 100 years of age for orthopedic injuries acute, chronic, repetitive, and post surgical. Regardless of your age or type of injury physical therapy will facilitate and accelerate your recovery!