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Tennis Elbow Physical Therapy Raleigh-Durham, Fayetteville & Surrounding North Carolina Cities
If you are having aggravating pain in your elbow that is interfering with your ability to engage in your hobbies, a tennis elbow physical therapist might be right for you! Tennis elbow happens when the tendon that connects the muscles of your forearm to the bones at your elbow become degenerated or inflamed. This may sound scary, but it's an incredibly common issue with some pretty simple solutions! Our physical therapists at Breakthrough Physical Therapy are skilled in helping patients of all ages recover from tennis elbow and get back to regular activities.
Causes of Tennis Elbow
If you play sports or play an instrument that requires constant or repeated contraction of the muscles on the back of your forearm (that move your wrist and fingers) your muscles and tendons may become exhausted, leading to tennis elbow. Golf, tennis, playing guitar or other musical instruments, and many other tasks and hobbies can cause tennis elbow. When the tendon that connects the muscles to the bone at your elbow becomes tired, inflammation can surround the tendon, which leads to pain. The fibers of the tendon can also become disorganized which can lead to weakness and pain. Whether you have tennis elbow from work or play, our experts at BreakThrough are ready to help!
Healing Practices For Tennis Elbow
When you are experiencing tennis elbow pain due to overworking the muscles and tendons in your forearm, it is important to rest and take a break from whatever activities seem to be making the pain worse. Resting allows the inflammation in the tendon to die down which can reduce your pain. Along with rest, it is important to perform eccentric strengthening exercises to help the fibers in the tendon to remodel. Your physical therapist may also administer ultrasound, soft tissue massage, ice, or heat, to help reduce your pain and speed your recovery.
Visit Experts In Tennis Elbow Inflammation
Our physical therapists at BreakThrough PT are some of the best in Raleigh-Durham, Fayetteville, and several other North Carolina cities, and they can get you back to normal in no time! Although it is important to rest and be patient with your recovery from tennis elbow, seeing a physical therapist can drastically speed up the process and help cure your tennis elbow through scientifically proven strategies and clinical expertise. Come see a physical therapist today to return to your hobbies pain free as soon as possible!
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Working with Pierce and the team at Breakthrough Sports Performance has been a major help to our at Athletes at Liberty Soccer Academy. Their knowledge and professionalism is top class.
BreakThrough Sports Performance has been a tremendous help in the development of the ACS U13 Girls Volleyball team. Just a few short weeks of training you can clearly see the positive impact it has had on their bodies and their approach to the importance of training!
Coach Pierce has been a great asset to our program. His understanding of building the athlete from a fundamental level is of huge benefit to our athletes. Every athlete feels like they are getting the most out of each training session to improve their individual events.
My experience at BreakThrough Sports Performance has been amazing. I’ve been seeing the guys at BreakThrough for 3 years now and feel so much stronger and more mobile swinging the golf club. BreakThrough Sports Performance is different. The trainers will educate you with things you wouldn’t hear anywhere else, like… the importance of your airway…
Training at BreakThrough Sports Performance helps me feel my best. Before I started with BreakThrough there were days where I physically felt that I couldn’t perform the way I needed to. Since training at BreakThrough I feel more prepared to tolerate a high volume of tournaments that I couldn’t do before. I injured my back…
I started working with Breakthrough Sports Performance to help with my back. I was unable to play two rounds in a row but after participating in the golf fitness class I can now play as often as I can without pain. The simple process of a physical assessment, swing assessment and KVest evaluation narrowed down…
I discovered Breakthrough Sports Performance due to an ankle injury. They were able to see within the first 24 hours which greatly improved my recovery time. They provided me with the right physical therapy and treatment needed to get me back on the court faster. Because of the knowledgeable coaches/trainers, and the excellent facilities, I…
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After just 4 visits…I feel like a brand new person. Before, I could barely walk for 15 minutes without my back screaming in pain. Now I’m zooming through therapy and going on walks at home.
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