Pain around, the elbow can be due to 2 main conditions – Tennis elbow and Golfer’s elbow
- Tennis Elbow (Lateral epicondylitis) – This is pain and tenderness around the outside of the elbow joint, sometimes with referred pain down the forearm.
- Golfers Elbow (Medial epicondylitis) – This is pain and tenderness around the inside of the elbow joint, occasional pain into the forearm.
Causes of Elbow pain
Tennis and Golfers Elbow can arise from repetitive overuse or wear and tear of the tendons of the forearm muscles attaching at the elbow joint.
Treatment of Elbow pain
Massage and medical acupuncture can help ease your symptoms. Advice on posture and rehabilitative exercises maybe given.
If you have any further questions about Elbow pain or how Osteopathy could help you, feel free to get in touch.