Lateral epicondylalgia, also called tennis elbow, is an irritation of the wrist extensor muscles. This condition can affect people performing repetitive motions of the wrist and arm, such as tennis players. Symptoms include pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow.
Tennis elbow is a common overuse injury that often develops gradually over a period of weeks or months. The condition is characterized by pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow, which may worsen with certain activities or movements.
If you’re dealing with lateral epicondylalgia, know that most people fully recover from this condition. As a general guideline, it can take a few months to recover completely. Of course, this varies from person to person – some may recover more quickly, while others may take longer.
Class IV Laser is a large part of our treatments. It provides safe and effective, treatment for elbow pain and injury. Patients generally respond well to treatments and should notice pain relief after a few treatments. Our treatments use the latest Class IV Lasers and as well as other therapies including myofascial release and acupuncture to help reduce the pain, strengthen the muscles and increase range of motion. Most importantly these treatments help reduce inflammation/swelling, which helps with increasing function, pain relief and speeding up a return to normal life.
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