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June 9, 2022

Guide To Golfer's Elbow

Medial epicondylitis is commonly called golfer's elbow or thrower's elbow. Inflammation, discomfort, and irritability occur in the tendons on the inside of the forearm, resulting in this condition. Golfer's elbow is caused by overuse of the hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow. People with this problem are often seen to be swinging a golf club or other things repeatedly. In addition to using a computer or doing yard labour, this might lead to the condition. It's especially dangerous for athletes who do a lot of overhead work, as well as for carpenters and plumbers. In males, golfer's elbow is more frequent beyond the age of 35 than it is in younger ones. Unlike tennis elbow, it is not as frequent (lateral epicondylitis). For those suffering from medial epicondylitis, a physiotherapist at Phoenix Physio Clinic can assist alleviate discomfort and increase the elbow's range of motion and strength.

June 9, 2022

What Is Dry Needling?

It's possible that you've heard about dry needling and wondered what precisely it is or whether it's a therapy that may benefit you. Even though dry needling's name may seem eerie, it is safe, non-invasive, and often helpful in treating musculoskeletal conditions. Physiotherapists who are trained and qualified in dry needling may provide the treatment. Neuromuscular discomfort and movement limitations may be alleviated by using a small monofilament needle that penetrates the skin and addresses underlying trigger points in the muscles. What is a "trigger point"? It's a local contraction or tight band of muscle fiber that disrupts function, restricts range of motion and causes discomfort or soreness in the affected area. Increasing blood flow and decreasing both local and referred pain are all possible outcomes of dry needling a damaged muscle or trigger point.

June 4, 2022

All You Need to Know About Tennis Elbow

Inflammation of the tendons that connect the forearm muscles to the outside of the elbow is known as tennis elbow. Overuse of the forearm muscles and tendons, as well as those surrounding the elbow joint, is a common cause of this condition. Lateral elbow discomfort or lateral epicondylitis, which is not necessarily connected to tennis, is sometimes known as "tennis elbow." Repetitive muscular usage is a common cause of tendonitis in tennis players. Tennis elbow affects half of all tennis players at some point in their careers. Approximately 1 to 3 percent of the population in Canada is estimated to suffer from tennis elbow (Canada). Between the ages of 30 and 50, it is most common. A source that you can trust.

June 3, 2022

Return to play after treating acute muscle injuries in elite football players.

Return to play after treating acute muscle injuries in elite football players. 2021-06-15 Morgan JPM, Hamm M, Schmitz C, Brem MH. Return to play after treating acute muscle injuries in elite football players with radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy. J Orthop Surg Res. 2021 Dec 7;16(1):708. doi: 10.1186/s13018-021-02853-0. PMID: 34876172; PMCID: PMC8650394.

June 2, 2022

Dose-related effects of radial extracorporeal shock wave therapy for knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

Over 13.000 DolorClast® shock-wave devices are installed worldwide and are continuously employed in conducting scientific research. In fact, with 34 out of 62 randomized Controlled Trials listed in the PEDro database, the DolorClast® devices are used in more studies than any other ESWT device. In this list of clinical evidence, the following study triumphs, due to the fact that it demonstrates the extent to which treatment outcomes are dose-dependent.