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Are Tennis Elbow Straps Effective? by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Jul 2009 11:45pm Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, is one of my least favorite injuries.  It can be disabling, nagging, and sometimes even relentless!  A commonly recommended treatment involves the use of a tennis elbow strap.  There has been some support in the literature regarding these orthotics, however results in the literature have varied. A nice n ... Read on »
Understanding Elbow Pain - Part 5: The Truth About Tennis Elbow by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 25 May 2010 3:37am Author’s note: This is the fifth part of a series specifically devoted to the elbow.  Be sure to check out Part 1 (Functional Anatomy) , Part 2 (Pathology) , Part 3 (Throwing Injuries) , and Part 4 (Protecting Pitchers) if you haven’t done so already. Today, I’m going to cover a pretty common, yet remarkably stubborn issue we see at the elb ... Read on »
New Eccentric Exercise For Tennis Elbow by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:44pm There was a great discussion after my last post on tennis elbow straps.  While the article we discussed dealt with the efficacy of straps, there was some discussion on treatment in general, including the use of eccentric exercises. A new study presented at this year’s AOSSM meeting looked at the effect of an eccentric exercise using the Thera- ... Read on »
Have Tennis Elbow Pain – There’s A Device for That – Tenease Using Vibration Technology for Pain Relief by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Jan 2010 11:12pm The device has the CE mark for sale in Europe and I didn’t see anything relative to the FDA here, but it appears it is for sale on the website for anyone who wants to purchase the unit.  When are they going to come out with one of these for the knee?  It uses vibration therapy to relieve pain, thus it claims the need for drugs to tend to this m ... Read on »
Arm Bands For Tennis Elbow by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 24 Jan 2010 10:33am The human body is a complex mechanism and has been designed to combat extensive pressures and wear and tear. However, with the passage of time, the organs lose their efficiency or develop faults, which can deteriorate into major physical disorders. Likewise, even the bones, muscles and tissues can develop major ailments and fail to func ... Read on »
Fastest Tennis Elbow Remedies by Shilah C. Azib Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 12:58pm The human body comprises of a basic skeletal framework, which supports the functioning of the other organs in the body. The main features that comprise of this skeletal framework are the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. For the smooth functioning of any system, it is important that the framework remains strong and free from any di ... Read on »
Weight Training Accessories by Bill .. Posted Fri 16 Sep 2011 7:09am Lifting Gloves A good pair of lifting gloves is one of the most basic weight training accessories that you need. Lifting gloves help make your strength training exercises more comfortable. They can help you avoid blisters and calluses. Gloves can also help prevent your sweaty hands ... Read on »
Elbow Supports for Aching Forear ... by Amy H. Posted Sat 13 Dec 2008 11:32pm Elbow Supports for Aching Forearms Tuesday, March 4, 2008 18:42 If you have pain on the outside of the elbow and upper forearm, it can be diagnosed under several names.  The medical term is epicondylitis (medial or lateral), and it’s more colloquially known as Tennis Elbow or Golf elbow.  Epicondylitis is a specific kind of tendonitis, whic ... Read on »
Home Exercise Equipment: Serius Strap Review & Giveaway by comebackmomma Posted Tue 14 May 2013 6:18pm The Serius Strap: super easy to install, adjust and use. This week, I had the pleasure to try The Serius Strap . Did you know that the most natural form of resistance training is using your own body weight against gravity? Suspension training is great to help improve strength, coordination, balance, and joint function.  All you need is yo ... Read on »
Stuff You Should Read: 7/27/09 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 27 Jul 2009 10:15pm Here’s this week’s list of resources to check out: Risk-Reward in Training Athletes - This old newsletter of mine highlights indivividual physical and situational differences among athletes, and spotlights the work of one Cressey Performance athlete who made tremendous progress with these individual factors playing a key role in how that train ... Read on »