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Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)in Phoenix, AZ

Tennis Elbow Treatment Options

Tennis elbow symptoms typically resolve themselves through rest. Other treatment options include:

  • Lifestyle or career changes to reduce repetitive motions and ensure proper technique
  • Physical therapy
  • Medicine: over-the-counter pain relievers or topical creams, prescription pain medicine, or muscle relaxants
  • Ice or heat therapy
  • Strengthening exercises and stretching for arm muscles
  • Functional mobility training
  • Forearm strap or braces
  • Acupuncture or dry needling
  • Ultrasonic tenotomy: uses ultrasonic energy to liquefy damaged tissues and suctions them out
  • Steroid, botox, or other irritant injections
  • Surgery

Tennis Elbow Symptoms

  • Pain in your elbow that may radiate into your forearm and wrist
  • Weakness in wrist, forearm, or elbow
  • Decreased grip strength
  • Pain worsens when using forearm muscles

Tennis Elbow Causes

  • Overuse and muscle strain
  • Repeated motions and stress

Risk factors for developing lateral epicondylitis include:

  • Age
  • Occupations that involve repetitive motions of the wrist and arm
  • Playing racket sports
  • Poor stroke technique in racket sports or occupation with repetitive motions

Schedule your consultation for Tennis Elbow at The Pain Experts of Arizona

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Contact our office to schedule an appointment and let us help you get back on your way to an active life without the limitations of chronic pain. From our Phoenix office, The Pain Experts of Arizona, serves pain management patients in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Queen Creek, and the entire Phoenix area.