(Tennis Elbow) is characterized by pain and inflammation at or just distal to the lateral, epicondyle of the humerus.
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We now have a safe, painless, effective, and very minimally invasive treatment for epicondylitis
, commonly known as tennis or golfer's elbow," said Darryl E.
In addition, the use of LLLT for the treatment of a variety of conditions is well documented; including, but not limited to, arthritis, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, epicondylitis
, wound management, and inflammatory conditions.
Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis
is damage of overuse, which is seen both in working adults and in the nonworking population, causing serious long-term disability.
There was insufficient evidence from a single randomised controlled trial with 19 participants to conclude that exercise involving stretching, and muscle training was more beneficial than ultrasound and friction massage in reducing pain in people with lateral epicondylitis
of the elbow (Smidt et al 2003).
Others still prevalent include Policeman's Heel, that is acquired from walking on hard pavement, Fruit-Picker's Spine, an arthritic condition of the neck caused by viewing fruit above head height, and Dog-Walker's Elbow, described as "lateral epicondylitis
of the joint" which comes from walking a dog on a short leash when the animal is not trained to heel.
A TENNIS elbow - known medically as lateral epicondylitis
- is often caused by a faulty grip.
The reason is that many employers and employees are unaware of the correlation between workplace ergonomics and painful conditions such as tendinitis, chronic headaches, sciatica, synovitis (a form of arthritis) and epicondylitis
(an injury to the elbow).
He complained of medial epicondylitis
, commonly known as "golfer's elbow".
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TOPAZ radiofrequency coblation has been reported in the literature for use for treatment of recalcitrant plantar fasciitis, lateral epicondylitis
, and rotator cuff tendonitis.