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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome - Sports Massage Therapy

Posted by Judith Winer on

Treating Cubital Tunnel Syndrome     Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is sometimes known as “funny bone” syndrome, but there is nothing funny about a traumatized Ulnar nerve The Ulnar nerve is one of the three key nerves supplying sensation and power to the arm, wrist, and hand. The Ulnar Nerve is positioned in a slightly vulnerable position in the Cubital Fossa, where it can become traumatized; even sitting and leaning elbows on armrests or a desk can be enough to do this.   Any intense physical activity that adds pressure to the nerve can cause CTS, sometimes including abnormal bone...

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How To Treat Golfers Elbow

Posted by Jane Ziegler on

  Treating Trigger Points in the Wrist Flexors - Golfer's Elbow   Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is a form of tendinitis similar to tennis elbow Golfing is one of many root causes of the condition, which in reality can occur from any activity where there is overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm. Whilst the symptoms including pain at the elbow may be similar to tennis elbow, in the case of golfer’s elbow the pain and inflammation are experienced at the inside - medial side - of the joint. The medial epicondyle is a bony prominence on the inside of...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Golfer's Elbow

Posted by Jane Ziegler on

  How to Apply Stretching, Ice, and Heat Following Treatment for Triceps Trigger Points - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner   Studies have shown that pain on the medial epicondyle (Golfer’s Elbow) is about twice as common in men than women Golfer’s Elbow (medial epicondylitis) is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the tendons that connect the elbow to the forearm. It occurs around the bony bump on the inner side of your elbow. The pain may also be felt into the forearm and wrist. Golfer’s Elbow will usually develop as a result of overuse of the muscles in the forearm...

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Treating Trigger Points - Triceps Brachii

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

  Treating Triceps Trigger Points - Dr. Jonathan Kuttner   Notes to the Video Above: The triceps brachii assists deceleration of flexion at the glenohumeral joint and the elbow joint. The radial nerve can often become irritated by contracture or spasm of the lateral aspect of this muscle. Clients will often present with pain in the neck and upper trapezius. Other symptoms can lead to a misdiagnosis of pain felt in the elbow and triceps brachii as tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow. Active trigger points in the triceps can make it difficult to extend the arm at the elbow. Clients often state that they...

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Dry Needling / Medical Acupuncture for Treating Lateral Elbow Pain

Posted by Arnold Fomo on

  Trigger Point Therapy - Dry Needling / Medical Acupuncture for treating lateral elbow pain   Lateral Elbow Pain is Often Associated with Trigger Points  Trigger points are really common in the elbow and forearm muscles; this may well be connected to our increased sedentary and technology-based lifestyles. Needless to say, as hands-on therapists, we too often get tense and stiff forearm muscles. Why trigger points? Our body tries to protect us. It wants the trauma to heal and often “switches-of” around “damaged tissue.” Trigger points are a key part of this protect-and-defend mechanism. However, if a problem isn t managed...

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