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Elbow Pain

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Elbow Pain

Lateral epicondylitis or "tennis elbow" as it is more commonly known is caused by a tear or inflammation in the tendons on the outside of the elbow. This common injury often happens when you repeatedly overuse your arm leading to inflammation and tiny tears in the tendon.

Patients often experience pain on gripping or twisting things such as turning a door handle or shaking hands. Playing tennis three times a week when you normally play once a week will often result in this type of injury. However it is also very common in people who don't play tennis and other activities may be the aggravating factor such as using a screwdriver, using vibratory work equipment or even a keyboard.

Contact achilles heel clinic Glasgow to find out more about how physiotherapy can help treat your elbow pain effectively.

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I'm now back running and I know I could not have got to this stage without Iain's treatment and support

Jane

I had acupuncture and physio with Michelle over 5-6 sessions. My elbow/arm is now fully recovered and I have been back playing golf regularly over this summer. I have no discomfort.

Colin Whyte

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