It seems like tennis pros rarely get injured with Tennis Elbow. Why is that considering how much tennis they play compared to those who play for fun and recreation?
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 Tennis Elbow is really just an inflamed tendon at your elbow – “Tendonitis” – or even a minor tear in the tendon, WHY then doesn’t it get better with a little ice, a little rest and a few anti-inflammatories?
One big reason is that Tennis Elbow is usually not that kind of injury. It’s a different kind of injury altogether: Think TendinOSIS rather than TendonITIS.
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?)
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