What is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis Elbow (or Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis) is a common, painful injury in your arm and forearm as a result from overuse use of the muscles in your elbow, wrist and hands. Because the muscles you use are interconnected, you may feel pain in your elbow when you grip, twist or carry objects. Though named for tennis, Tennis Elbow can occur from any prolonged use this muscle group. Common causes include, using the computer, operating machinery and even lifting grocery bags.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Pain in your forearm and wrist.
  • Increased pain when doing simple tasks, such as using kitchen untensils or opening a jar.
  • Feelings or stiffness in your elbow or weakness in your arm.

Home Remedies

  • Avoid activities that result in increased pain.
  • Treat your forearm and wrist with ice for 10-20 minute treatments.
  • Bandage the area to relieve pressure from your muscles.

Do I Need Physical Therapy?

If your pain persists or is a result of a reoccurring injury you may want to see a physical therapist. Since all injuries are unique, a physical therapist will be able to put together a recovery plan specific to you to improve your ability to move, improve strength, speed up recovery and help you prevent injuries from reoccurring.

Why Therapydia for Physical Therapy?

Located all across the United States, our physical therapists offer one-on-one, hands-on treatment. You’ll spend your sessions with one of our expert therapists, not an aide or tech. We’ll help you understand what’s causing your pain, what you can do to relieve your pain and ways to prevent reoccurring injuries. Our physical therapists are chosen through a selection screening process to ensure you get the care you need.

Best of all, you’re covered. Therapydia works with and provides billing for more insurance groups. For clients with out-of-network benefits, most PPOs will pay a portion of treatment charges with a prescription from a physician.

Hands-On Care

  • Manual therapy to massage and stretch muscles and joints and improve range and motion
  • Guided programs with thorough explanation of diagnosis and treatment
  • Latest technology and techniques such as dry needling for faster recovery

Quality Treatments

  • One-on-one attention with a physical therapist
  • Personalized programs that evolve with your progress
  • Warm, welcoming, non-clinical environment

Lifetime Wellness

  • On-going wellness programs for injury prevention and performance
  • Virtual access to your PT and other Therapydia experts
  • Knowledgable and friendly team who values patient satisfaction and outcomes

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Schedule Your Appointment

Every state in the U.S. is a direct access state, meaning you can see a physical therapist without a referral or prescription from a doctor.

Start your physical therapy treatment with Therapydia and leave every physical therapy treatment feeling better than before.

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