Tennis & Golf Elbow Injuries
Your elbow joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. Muscles and tendons help the elbow joint move. When any of these structures is hurt or diseased, you have elbow problems.
Many things can make your elbow hurt. A common cause is tendinitis, an inflammation or injury to the tendons that attach muscle to bone. Tendinitis of the elbow, often known as tennis elbow is a sports injury, often from playing tennis or golf.(golfer’s elbow) You may also get tendinitis from overuse of the elbow from normal daily activities.
Other causes of elbow pain include sprains, strains, fractures, dislocations, bursitis and arthritis. Treatment depends on the cause. Your Physiotherapist can accurately diagnose and treat any elbow problem enabling a faster return to sport or leisure activities.
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