• July

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    2020
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ELBOW

TENNIS ELBOW / GOLFER’S ELBOW (LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS/ MEDIAL EPICONYLITIS) :

Pain around Elbow Due To Excessive Use

Lateral Aspect of Elbow Pain: Tennis Elbow

Medial Aspect of Elbow Pain: Glofer’s Elbow

Cause: Due To Excessive Use – Muscle Attachment Got Injuries Repetitively (Micro Trauma) And Fails To Heal Completely So It Causes Fibrosis (Degeneration)

Symptoms: Pain, Swelling, Redness And Unable To Lift The Weights

Diagnosis: Clinical / USG / MRI

Treatment:

  1. REST, ICE And NSAIDS
  2. Braces
  3. PRP Injection

Physiotherapy:

  1. Modalities –  USG / ESWD/ TENS
  2.  Stretching Exercises
  3. Eccentric Loading Of Muscles (Strengthening)

In Refractory Cases – Release of Muscles

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