Could You Be At Risk For Tennis Elbow?

Do you know what tennis elbow is? Tennis elbow is an ailment that occurs when you overexert the tendons in your elbow and as a result you get pain or soreness on the outside of your upper arm close to your elbow.
According to MedlinePlus, many tennis players get the condition but people in other professions can as well. For example, people who type excessively, work with screwdrivers or are painters can get the condition.

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How to Alleviate It:

  • Rest your arm
  • Ice the outside or your elbow two to three times per day
  • Take anti-inflammatory medication, such as ibuprofen

If Your Tennis Elbow Is Related To A Sport:

  • See if there are any changes you can make to your technique
  • Check out different sports equipment

For even more relief from tennis elbow, visit The Joint Chiropractic in Lone Tree. where the skilled and professional chiropractors will work with you to help stretch out your joints and make sure that they are in the right place and heal naturally.

 

Remember to consult your physician or chiropractor before taking any health advice.

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