Discover the array of procedures we offer to alleviate elbow pain:
Comprehensive Evaluation Our skilled physical therapists conduct thorough assessments of patients’ elbows in our clinic offices, ensuring precise diagnoses and effective treatments.
Understanding Tennis Elbow (Commonly Known as Common Extensor Tendinopathy or Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tennis elbow, medically referred to as lateral epicondylitis, typically afflicts individuals engaged in racket sports but can affect anyone. It manifests as irritation in the connective tissue linking forearm muscles to the elbow joint and is a prevalent condition, with over 150,000 cases reported annually.
Tennis elbow often resolves on its own with rest, ice, the use of an elbow splint, and oral anti-inflammatory medications. Additional first-line treatments include acupuncture and physical therapy.
Patients often describe the pain as sharp and shooting, primarily concentrated on the outer part of the elbow. It worsens when performing tasks with the affected hand or applying light pressure to the area. For chronic cases, we offer interventional therapies such as ultrasound-guided injections with local anesthetics and steroids. Advanced options include PRP and amniotic fluid injections, while surgical decompression may be considered in severe instances.
Exploring Golf Elbow Injection
Golfers’ elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, primarily affects golf enthusiasts but can trouble individuals from various backgrounds. It involves irritation of the connective tissue linking forearm muscles to the inner elbow joint.
Similar to tennis elbow, golfers’ elbow can often resolve with self-care measures like rest, ice application, the use of an elbow splint, and oral anti-inflammatories. Acupuncture and physical therapy are also effective initial treatments.
Patients typically describe the pain as sharp and shooting, concentrated on the inner part of the elbow. Aggravation occurs when lifting objects with the affected hand or applying light pressure to the area. For golfers’ elbow, we offer interventional therapies like ultrasound-guided injections with local anesthetics and steroids. In select cases, options such as PRP and amniotic fluid injections may be considered, and in extreme situations, surgical decompression may be recommended.
At Innovation Spine Medical, our dedicated team is committed to diagnosing and addressing elbow pain, ensuring you receive the most appropriate and effective care for your unique condition.
Locations we serve in Queens, NY: Rego Park, Maspeth, Corona, Forest Hills, Middle Village
Locations we serve in Nassau County:
Malverne, Lynbrook, West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Valley stream.