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Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer’s Elbow is a condition that falls under the category of a Cumulative Trauma Disorder.  Although the pain associated with this condition comes from inflammation, the souce of the inflammation must be treated in order to have a full recovery.

The most common cause of Golfer’s Elbow is chronic muscular contraction which is brought on by overuse.  The constant “tugging” on the tendons can reduce the already poor circulation to the tendons.  The tendons then become inflamed and, eventually, scar tissue forms reducing flexibility and strength in the soft tissues.

The only effective way to recover from a problem related to tendonitis is to address the source of the strain.  Chiropractic adjustments are used to correct any mechanical problems that may be associated with the joints of the wrist, elbow, or shoulder.  Reduction of the chronic muscle tightness and spasm is achieved with a muscle therapy technique know as ACTIVE RELEASERead More→