Pain and tenderness are felt on the inside of the elbow around the joint’s bony prominence. Physiotherapy can be helpful in this condition using techniques such as stretching, ultrasound, acupuncture and activity modification.
Elbow fractures are usually caused by trauma and can be repaired in a number of ways. Once movement is allowed, physiotherapy can speed recovery by using mobilisation and exercise.
Onset of pain is on the outside of the elbow and is usually gradual with tenderness felt on or below the joint’s bony prominence. It is usually worse on lifting and carrying. Physiotherapy can be helpful using techniques such as stretching, ultrasound, acupuncture and activity modification. A lateral epicondlitis clasp is a special splint that can be used to rest the area.