Tennis or Golfers Elbow
Tennis or Golfers Elbow; also known as Epicondylitis
A common problem resulting in overuse of the muscles in your forearm that straighten and raise your hand and wrist.
Do Nothing; Ice; Medicines; Cortisone Injections; Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections
Relieve pain, Improve function
Home and/or Physical therapy exercise program
Depends on job, approximately 1 – 2 weeks
Driving can resume as soon as you feel comfortable or instructed by the doctor
In a brace up to 2 weeks
Narcotic pain medicine
When instructed by the doctor
We may request medical clearance from your primary doctor and/or cardiologist prior to surgery
Anesthesia, Bleeding, Infection, Stiffness, Damage to nerve/blood vessel/ ligament, Fracture, Blood clot, Lung Clot, Medical, Failure to achieve goals
Dr. Curcione talks about Tennis or Golfers Elbow
Your musculoskeletal system, which comprises 206 bones that are connected by joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves, protects your internal organs, supports your weight, and allows you to move. It's a complex, interdependent system where even a minor disruption can result in discomfort.