Lateral and medial epicondylitis are otherwise known: as tennis and golfers’ elbow. They can occur at any age with a peak in patients between 35-54 years.
It’s not just tennis and golf though which can cause elbow pain, other risk factors include: prolonged computer use, driving, DIY and sports that require a throwing motion.
Both tennis and golfers elbow are frequently linked with other muscculosketal conditions and dysfunctions in the back and neck. Once your chiropractor has assessed and diagnosed your elbow pain, they will not only treat the correct areas but give you advice on activity restriction, ergonomic workplace set-up and sport modifications.
All of our chiropractors here at Ridgeway Chiropractic Clinic in Newport are proficient at treating elbow pain and its causes.