Tennis & Golfers Elbow

Sunshine Coast Chiropractic & Performance

Dr Dean Ormsby, Rehab Chiropractor

BSc(Chiro), MClinChiro

Overview of Tennis & Golfers Elbow

As a sportsman or woman or an active older adult, you are no stranger to pushing your body to its limits. This dedication can sometimes result in injuries that are unique to your situation. Golfer's Elbow and Tennis Elbow are common conditions that require the expert care of a Rehab Chiropractor to properly assess, diagnose, and treat for optimal recovery and performance.

Signs & Symptoms of Tennis & Golfers Elbow

Golfer's Elbow and Tennis Elbow share similar symptoms, which can often make it difficult to differentiate one from the other. Some of these symptoms include:

  • Pain or tenderness on the inside or outside of your elbow
  • Stiffness in your elbow joint
  • Weakness in your forearm or wrist
  • Numbness or tingling in your fingers

Ignoring these symptoms can lead to bigger challenges, such as decreased grip strength, limited range of motion, and chronic pain. It is vital to diagnose and treat these conditions early, as untreated Golfer's and Tennis Elbows can result in long-term damage, impaired function, and a decline in overall quality of life.

Signs & Symptoms of Tennis & Golfers Elbow

Common root causes of Golfer's Elbow and Tennis Elbow include overuse, poor technique, and muscle imbalances. However, each person's situation is unique and requires individual attention to identify the specific cause and develop a personalized treatment plan.

When To Seek The Advice of a Rehab Chiropractor

Q: How can I tell if I have Golfer's Elbow or Tennis Elbow?

A: While both conditions have similar symptoms, the primary difference lies in the location of the pain. Golfer's Elbow typically causes pain on the inside of the elbow, while Tennis Elbow pain is felt on the outside. A thorough assessment by a Rehab Chiropractor is the best way to receive an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan.

Q: What are the best treatment options for Golfer's and Tennis Elbows?

A: Treatment options for Golfer's and Tennis Elbows can range from self-care measures, such as rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medications, to more advanced therapies, including physical therapy, rehab exercises, and chiropractic care. A Rehab Chiropractor will help you determine the most effective treatment plan for your unique situation.

Q: Are there exercises I can do at home to alleviate my symptoms?

A: Yes, there are several exercises and stretches that can help improve your symptoms and speed up your recovery. A Rehab Chiropractor can provide you with specific exercises tailored to your condition and ensure you are performing them correctly.

Q: How can I prevent future occurrences of Golfer's and Tennis Elbows?

A: Preventive measures may include maintaining proper technique, strengthening your forearm muscles, and incorporating regular stretching exercises. A Rehab Chiropractor can recommend a personalized prevention plan to help you avoid future injuries.

Q: How long does it take to recover from Golfer's or Tennis Elbow?

A: Recovery time varies depending on the severity of the injury and the effectiveness of the treatment plan. A Rehab Chiropractor can provide you with a realistic timeline based on your unique situation and monitor your progress throughout the recovery process.

Visit Us

Don't let Golfer's and Tennis Elbows hold you back from achieving your personal best. By choosing the expert care of a Rehab Chiropractor, you can experience personalized treatment options, pain relief, and a faster recovery. Schedule an appointment today to take the first step toward conquering your unique challenges and regaining your peak performance.

Dr Dean, Rehab Chiropractor, at the Synergy Performance Institute

Zeal Chiropractic & Performance Sunshine Coast

• We will take the time to truly understand your problem and listen.

• You will be given a clear plan of care unique to your specific situation.

• We will spend an hour with you one on one providing chiropractic care, soft tissue therapy and rehab.

• We will focus on getting you an outcome not just pain relief.

Forest Glen Clinic

@ Synergy Performance Institute

35 Owen Creek Rd, Forest Glen 4556 QLD

Hours

Tuesday 3pm–7pm

Thursday 3pm–7pm

Friday 3pm–7pm

Directions

Enter through the main entrance and take the elevator or stairs to your right and go to level 1. Take a seat in the waiting area where Dr Dean will meet you.

Kilcoy Clinic

@ Kilcoy Indoor Sport Centre

14-16 Hope St, Kilcoy 4515 QLD

Hours

Saturday 8am–1pm

Directions

Enter through the main entrance and we are the first room on the left. Take a seat in the waiting area where Dr Dean will meet you.


Forest Glen Clinic

@ Synergy Performance Institute

35 Owen Creek Rd, Forest Glen 4556 QLD

Hours

Tuesday 3pm–7pm

Thursday 3pm–7pm

Friday 3pm–7pm

Kilcoy Clinic

@ Kilcoy Indoor Sport Centre

14-16 Hope St, Kilcoy 4515 QLD

Hours

Saturday 8am–1pm

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