Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is an inflammation on the outside of the elbow. It often comes from an overuse injury. This video shows you my favorite stretches & exercises for tennis elbow.
To start off, soft tissue mobilization (STM) can be very beneficial for tennis elbow. This is not rubbing the area, but you are actually mobilizing or moving the tissue around to help break up adhesions and scar tissue.
Next stretching the inside and outside of the elbow helps. Wrist extensor stretches and wrist flexor stretches will help loosen up the area. Stretches in general can be done with a 30 second hold, 3 times.
Then working on AROM and strengthening for wrist extension, radial/ulnar deviation, and pronation/supination will help decrease the inflammation and improve motion.
Finally a towel twist is a great way to strengthen the muscles as well.
Golfer’s elbow, or medial epicondylitis, is an inflammation on the inside of the elbow. It often comes from an overuse injury. This video shows you my favorite stretches & exercises for golfer’s elbow.
The joint at the base of your thumb that goes into your wrist, the carpometacarpal (CMC) joint, is a very common place for arthritis to form. These thumb stretches and exercises should help relieve the pain.
Tightness & pain in the wrists and forearms is common if you work on a computer or with your hands for long periods. This wrist flexor & extensor stretch is a great way to relieve pain in the wrists, hands, and elbows.