The elbow is at risk for injury in many activities, including those that you perform in your daily life such as gardening, computer work and household duties. Not all tennis elbow and golfers elbow occur due to playing those specific sports though it is considered a ''sports injury''.Book A Consultation
The symptoms for tennis elbow and golfers elbow are:
The elbow tendon on the outside is often referred to as 'tennis elbow' and the tendon on the inside of your elbow is referred to as 'golfers elbow'. These can both be injured through overuse, poor gripping technique, weakness in both the forearm and shoulder muscles, or through trauma. Elbow tendinopathy is common in overhead sports as well as any repeated manual task of reaching or lifting and using tools with an outstretched arm. Elbow tendon tears can occur if the tendons are overloaded with both repetitive tasks or a sudden movement, they are also susceptible to the process of aging.
Suggestions for managing elbow tendon injury
If you have been injured at work or in sport, our practitioners have approved conditioning programs that will get you back on track sooner with your tailored exercise plan for your elbow tendon injury. Your practitioner may refer you to a Sports Physician for further investigations if your elbow injury does not respond in our suggested time frames.