Elbow Pain Treatment- Dhaka
Elbow Pain Treatment
Elbow pain refers to discomfort or pain that is felt in or around the elbow joint. The elbow is a hinge joint that connects the upper arm bone (humerus) to the two forearm bones (radius and ulna) and allows for bending and straightening of the arm. The pain can be caused by a variety of conditions, including overuse or repetitive strain injuries, trauma or injury, inflammation, arthritis, or nerve compression.
Some common causes of elbow pain include tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis), bursitis, tendinitis, elbow sprains and strains, fractures, dislocations, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and cubital tunnel syndrome. The specific symptoms and treatment options for elbow pain can vary depending on the underlying cause, so it’s important to see a healthcare provider for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan.
Physiotherapy can be an effective treatment for elbow pain, as it can help reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness while improving strength, mobility, and function of the affected joint. The specific treatment approach for elbow pain will depend on the underlying cause and individual needs of the patient, but some common physiotherapy techniques that may be used include:
Manual therapy: This involves hands-on techniques such as massage, joint mobilization, and stretching to help relieve pain, improve range of motion, and restore function.
Exercise therapy: This involves a range of exercises that target the muscles, tendons, and ligaments around the elbow joint. Strengthening exercises, range of motion exercises, and stretching exercises can all be effective in reducing pain and improving function.
Modalities: These are physical agents used to reduce pain, inflammation, and swelling. Examples include heat or ice therapy, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation.
Taping or bracing: Strapping or bracing the elbow joint can provide support and help reduce pain during activity.
Education and advice: Patients may be provided with advice on how to modify their activities to avoid exacerbating their pain, as well as education on proper posture and body mechanics to help prevent future injury.
It’s important to note that the best treatment for elbow pain will depend on the underlying cause of the pain. Therefore, it’s recommended to seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional, such as a physiotherapist, who can provide an accurate diagnosis and develop a tailored treatment plan.
At Back In Motion, we understand that every patient is unique, and we work with each individual to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets their specific needs. Our goal is to help patients achieve their optimal level of function and quality of life. Whether you are dealing with tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, bursitis, tendinitis, or another cause of elbow pain, we can help.
To learn more about our elbow pain treatment services or to schedule a consultation with one of our physiotherapists, please contact us at Back In Motion clinic.