Elbow Pain

Chiropractic care will be the ideal treatment solution if you’re suffering from elbow pain.  Elbow pain could be caused by a couple of factors. Some of the main causes of elbow pain include injury, illness, repetitive use, and sometimes wear and tear. As much as elbow pain could be caused by inflammation of the tissues, it will most cases be a result of upper back and neck dysfunction. Such problems can be traced back to the spine. The neck contains up to 7 vertebrae all connected to the spinal nerves. There could be never irritation that is causing the elbow pain. 

There is a common misconception that elbow pain is a condition that only affects athletes. More than 95% of those that are diagnosed with elbow pain are not athletes. That means that a normal person is more likely to experience elbow pain compared to an athlete.

An elbow injury can prevent you from the things that you love doing. You don’t want that to be the case when you can reach out to an experienced chiropractor to provide pain relief. At Physical Evidence Chiropractic, our focus has always been on getting to the bottom of the problem.

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Causes of Elbow Pain

A number of conditions like tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome can cause pain in the wrists. For those who are frustrated by this discomfort or find their lives affected, Dr. Lipman can provide chiropractic treatment to relieve the discomfort from the Physical Evidence Chiropractic office located in Boca Raton, Florida.

What is tendonitis?

Tendons are the strong and flexible fibrous bands that attach bones to muscles. When the tendons become irritated, swollen, or microscopic tears occur tendonitis can develop. Most of the time the cause of tendonitis is typically overuse or overloading the tendon which frequently occurs in the wrist. When a specific activity or motion is constant, it can cause tendonitis. Common activities that can cause overuse injuries in the wrist include typing, gripping, playing particular sports such as baseball, and activities that require a great deal of wrist and hand movements such as using a computer mouse. The most common form of tendonitis in the wrist is carpal tunnel syndrome.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a repetitive use injury that occurs when the primary nerve that travels from the nerve to the hand becomes compressed or pinched where it enters the wrist. This area of the wrist, called the carpal tunnel, is quite narrow. When inflammation or irritation occurs in these tissues as a result of repetitive motions, it can cause impingement and irritation of the nerve and the sheath that surrounds and protects the nerve.

Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by repetitive motions like typing on a computer keyboard or other ongoing tasks that require repetitive motion of the wrist and hands. Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common work-related injuries in the U.S. In some people; the syndrome may be caused by an injury to the wrist, hand, or lower arm.

Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by repetitive motions like typing on a computer keyboard or other ongoing tasks that require repeated motion of the wrist and hands. Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common work-related injuries in the U.S. In some people; the syndrome may be caused by an injury to the wrist, hand or lower arm.

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Chiropractic for Elbow Pains

What does a chiropractor do to treat carpal tunnel syndrome and relieve symptoms?

Chiropractors have considerable experience in treating nerve-related injuries. Using special techniques like deep tissue manipulation, therapeutic massage, gentle stretching exercises are usually part of an effective treatment plan for carpal tunnel syndrome. Bracing, use of ice packs, and ultrasound treatments may also be prescribed. Often, there are additional nerve-related issues further along the arm and even into the cervical spine (the portion of the spine located in the neck). Using hands-on evaluation methods, a chiropractor can also determine if additional issues are present so symptoms can be treated and corrected at their source for long-lasting relief.

Getting the right chiropractic care can help in managing the pain and swelling from elbow pain. It is a non-invasive and non-addictive solution for pain relief. Dr. Lipman has years of experience helping patients experience almost immediate relief for elbow pain. When there is improved joint mobility, the body is able to manage the symptoms of elbow pain much better. Here are some of the benefits you can realize when you work with Physical Evidence Chiropractic when experiencing shoulder and elbow pain

  • Improved range of motion
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Increased muscle strength
  • Reduced pain and discomfort
  • Improved flexibility

It is understandable if you’re skeptical about working with a chiropractor for your condition. A reputable chiropractor will carry out a physical examination together with extensive testing so that the root cause of the problem is identified before coming up with individualized treatment.

When suffering from tennis elbow, there is likely to be neck discomfort as well. Even if there is no issue with the neck, there is a high chance that a cervical misalignment is likely.

At Physical Evidence Chiropractic, our focus is to help improve the brain-body functioning and communication. Dr. Lipman has helped many patients to get relief from different ailments by providing high-quality chiropractic care. There is no reason why you should be suffering in silence with your condition when you can reach out for help. The pain could be short-lived and come back after a couple of weeks. That is why it is crucial that you’re finding a lasting medical solution and this will only be possible when you get an experienced chiropractor. Our lines of communication are always open in case something is not clear or you’d to ask questions about the treatment process. You can give us a call to book an appointment.