Thread: Tennis Elbow
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:30 PM   #7
Brent Sallee
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Re: Tennis Elbow

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Originally Posted by Paul Coplin View Post
I pulled mine a few years ago on heavy deads.

PT and icing never really helped. What got rid of most of it was a cortisone shot. I still feel it slightly after a long stretch of hard pulls, but it's been good for a couple years now.

If I crops up again I'll have the tendon removed.
Considering it's just a muscular strain or tendinitis (if it truly is lateral epicondylitis), PT should always help. If it didn't, the likelihood was your PT didn't intervene correctly. Have you ever modified your daily activities? How about worked to manage the muscle tone of the musculature? Accessory motion, which is frequently forgotten, is key for proper muscle mechanics.
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