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Tennis Elbow

Discover the remarkable benefits of shockwave therapy as a cutting-edge treatment option for lateral epicondylitis, commonly known as tennis elbow. Combining EMS Dolorclast® shockwave therapy with traditional osteopathic treatment has shown superior results compared to conventional physiotherapy alone. Shockwave treatment is quickly establishing itself as the gold standard for conservative management of tennis elbow. Say goodbye to pain and embrace the transformative potential of shockwave therapy for lasting relief.

Experience Safe and Effective Non-Invasive Treatment for Lateral Epicondylitis: Harness the Power of Shockwave Therapy

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition characterised by the painful injury of the elbow joint due to repetitive stress and overuse. The pain is typically felt on the outer side (lateral side) of the elbow and may extend down the back of the forearm. You're likely to experience discomfort when straightening or fully extending your arm. Gain a clear understanding of this condition and its symptoms to effectively address and manage tennis elbow.

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Treatments are quick and typically take around 5 minutes to 15 minutes depending on the treatment site.

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Shockwave therapy doesn't require injections or surgery and is a great alternative to sterioid injections.

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Shockwave is shown to reduce the average pain score from 8.5/10 to 1.5/10 within four weekly sessions.

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What is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow is a tendinopathy that affects the common extensor origin of the lateral elbow. Although previously referred to as "lateral epicondylitis," it is now understood that the condition is not primarily inflammatory. A more accurate description would be "partially reversible but degenerative overuse-underuse tendinopathy." However, the term "tennis elbow" is commonly used for simplicity.

Conservative treatment is typically recommended as the initial approach, which may involve rest, osteopathy, physiotherapy, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Similar to chronic Achilles tendinopathy and chronic plantar fasciopathy, eccentric exercises that focus on lengthening the affected tendons have become a crucial component of rehabilitation programs for tennis elbow.

In cases where conservative methods have been unsuccessful, considering shockwave therapy in conjunction with osteopathic treatment is an excellent option before considering surgical interventions. This combined approach has shown promising results for individuals who have not achieved desired outcomes through conservative measures alone.

How can Shockwave Therapy help Tennis Elbow?

Wondering how shockwave therapy can help?

Our Auckland clinic offers excellent non-invasive treatment options for tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) using shockwave therapy.

Pain Reduction: Radial shockwaves possess analgesic properties that effectively alleviate the pain associated with tennis elbow. By stimulating sensory nerve fibres, the shockwaves disrupt pain signals and reduce pain perception, providing you with much-needed relief.

Tissue Healing and Regeneration: Our shockwave therapy promotes tissue healing and regeneration by stimulating blood flow, neovascularisation (formation of new blood vessels), and the release of growth factors. These processes work together to enhance the healing process in the affected tendons and facilitate tissue remodelling, aiding in your recovery.

Reduction of Inflammation: ESWT (Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy) has demonstrated remarkable anti-inflammatory effects. It helps modulate the inflammatory response within the affected area, effectively reducing inflammation and swelling associated with tennis elbow and providing you with comfort and relief.

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