SUFFERING FROM TENNIS ELBOW IN PHILADELPHIA, PA?
Although it is called “Tennis Elbow”, any occupation, sport, or household activity that repeatedly uses the forearm and wrist, can lead to this condition. It is most common in adults 30-50 years old, but it is not impossible to happen to people of all ages. People who have Tennis Elbow experience pain in starting from the outer elbow area, shooting into their forearm and wrist. They also experience weakness in their arm so it becomes difficult to hold things, turn doorknobs, and even shake hands. Chiropractic Care can help determine if a misalignment in the spine, neck, or shoulders may be causing Tennis Elbow. Dr. Stuart Himmelstein and his staff can start you on a physical therapy plan to help stretch and strengthen the muscles and tendons in your arm.
How Is Tennis Elbow Diagnosed in Philadelphia, PA?
Our team of talented professionals are capable of diagnosing tennis elbow through your clinical presentation. In other words, our team is able to identify your condition by the symptoms you present with, the history of the condition you provide, information regarding your daily activities, and knowledge of your occupation. Since other conditions can cause pain on the outer portion of the elbow, Dr. Stuart Himmelstein and his staff have the resources to perform or arrange for more advanced diagnosing procedures such as; MRI, X-Ray, and EMG.
What Is the Best Treatment Available for Tennis Elbow?
Our team offers a number of treatment options for tennis elbow. Often the nerve interference caused by spinal misalignment is responsible for the abnormal muscle patterns causing the pain and weakness of tennis elbow. As a result, restoring normal spinal function often alleviates the symptoms of tennis elbow.