Most “authorities” recommend that you wear some kind of brace or support when you have Tennis Elbow, supposedly to help it heal – However, this article and video explains why these supports can easily have the opposite effect on healing. Why braces are NOT a good treatment for Tennis Elbow!
One of the most commonly recommended treatments for Tennis Elbow is ice therapy, but will treating your Tennis Elbow according to this often-repeated wisdom actually help you HEAL?
Braces are claimed to relieve the pain of Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) – But isn’t the real issue whether wearing a brace, band or support will actually help your tendon injury heal? [VIDEO]
Video: The three best exercises for Tennis Elbow rehabilitation, which ones you should begin strengthening with – and how taking an “indirect approach” is the smart way to start your Tennis Elbow exercise program.
When you have Tennis Elbow you’ll hear that “You should rest it” – But is this really the best treatment advice? Learn why tendons don’t necessarily heal while you’re resting, hoping and waiting – And too much rest = RUST.
There are three key goals of exercise when recovering from Tennis Elbow, but is there really a perfect formula? And should exercise really be your top priority when treating your Tennis Elbow injury?
When it comes to the treating Tennis Elbow, the Cortisone shot is the essence of the quick fix – It can often wipe away pain like magic, sometimes giving instant, total relief in the short term – But what about the long term? Are you going to end up regretting it if it ends up weakening your tendons and making your injury worse?
If you do your rehab exercises at the right time they should definitely help your recovery from your Tennis Elbow – BUT, if you do them at the wrong time or in the wrong way they can just as easily backfire, aggravating your pain and injury – Why does that happen?
What’s the best treatment or remedy for Tennis Elbow? Do those anti-inflammatory pills help? How about icing? Braces and bands?… What about Cortisone shots?
More importantly, do these “treatments” help your healing process – Or do they basically just mask your pain and other symptoms? (Is there a better way?)