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Category Archives: Hand/Wrist/Elbow

21 May, 2020

Everyday Tasks and Why They are Causing Discomfort

Golfer’s elbow is also known as medial epicondylitis which involves an injury on the inside of the elbow caused by excessive and repeated stress placed on the tendon.  The muscles that bend your wrist travel up and attach to the inside of the elbow with a tendon. A tendon attaches muscles to bone and are

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21 May, 2020

Wrist and Forearm Pain

Wrist/Forearm pain is generally caused be some kind of damage to: The bones Muscles Tendons Other soft tissues of the forearm and wrist. This is caused by repetitive movements/overuse, falls landing on an outstretched arm or sports related injuries. Wrist pain can also be accompanied by stiffness, swelling or redness around the wrist, difficulty making

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18 May, 2020

Utilizing Dumbbells can Cause a Bicep Strain

With everyone at home and doing at home workouts it’s important to be careful especially if you are just starting to do this for the first time. The bicep is that muscle that people are always striving to make big in the upper arm.  A common issue that occurs when utilizing dumbbells is a bicep

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14 May, 2020

Non-Invasive Treatment for that Elbow Issue

Tennis elbow affects the outside of the elbow and doesn’t necessarily involve playing tennis!  Treatment should be started immediately for this condition to prevent it from getting worse. Many people have jobs that require a lot of repetitive elbow movements such as: Plumbers Mechanics Jobs that involve a lot of lifting can get this injury.  

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2 Apr, 2020

Everyday Tasks that are Leading to Elbow Issues

Many people have heard and will use terms like “tennis elbow” and “golfer’s elbow” but what exactly is the difference?  Not much really….Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow are both overuse injuries that are caused by any activity that requires repetitive motion of the arm and wrist. The difference between the two conditions lies in where

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18 Feb, 2020

Repetitive Motions and Elbow Conditions

Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow are both overuse injuries that are caused by any activity that requires repetitive motion of the arm and wrist. Repetitive motions using forehand/backhand are common in cooks, painters, carpenters, plumbers or computer/mouse work. Either one of these conditions can also develop from everyday chores such as raking, gardening, chopping wood,

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10 Feb, 2020

Overuse Injury in Our Elbow

Medial epicondylitis, is the fancy medical word for “Golfer’s Elbow” or “Pitcher’s Elbow.” What is Golfer’s Elbow? This overuse injury is characterized by pain on the inside of the elbow that can radiate into the forearm. It occurs when inflammation affects the tendons that connect the forearm to the elbow. Golfer’s elbow usually occurs from

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12 Nov, 2019

Where That Elbow Pain is Coming From

Many people have heard of and will use terms like ‘tennis elbow’ and ‘golfer’s elbow.’ What exactly are these conditions and what’s the difference? The truth is, not much. Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow are both overuse injuries that are caused by any activity that requires repetitive motion of the arm and wrist.   The

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17 Oct, 2019

Golfer’s Elbow and What to Do About it

Golfer’s elbow, or sometimes called pitcher’s elbow, is medically defined as medial epicondylitis. How it Occurs This overuse injury is characterized by pain on the inside of the elbow that can radiate into the forearm. This condition occurs when inflammation affects our tendons that connect our forearm to our elbow. Golfer’s elbow usually occurs from

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4 Oct, 2019

Hand, Wrist, and Elbow Problems That Could Be Affecting Your Rock Climbing

For everyone, our hands and elbows are essential in our everyday lives. Think about how many times a day you use your hands. They are required for nearly every movement. For rock climbers, your hands are a key tool you need to make it to the top of the wall. Some of the most common

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