Lateral elbow pain (lateral epicondylalgia/tennis elbow) affects , and can respond fantastically to Physiotherapy treatment, or in other patients with a similar presentation, not at all.
Dr Leanne Bisset is a Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy lecturer and researcher at [Griffith University][GU] in Queensland, Australia that has extensively researched and published on lateral elbow pain, and spends the majority of her clinical time treating the upper limb and lateral elbow.
This is a two part podcast, and in Part 1, episode 44 of the Physio Edge podcast, David Pope and Dr Leanne Bisset discuss:
- Why is Lateral Epicondylalgia (LE) difficult to treat?
- What tissue pathology exists in LE
- Pain pattern for LE
- Patient reports that will help your diagnosis of LE
- Important aspects to communicate with your patients regarding their LE
- Objective tests that you can perform
- Patient advice
- Should you rest your patients or provide exercises?
- How is tendinopathy in the Upper Limb different to the Lower Limb?
- Commencing treatment
- How to incorporate manual therapy into your treatment
- Exercises you can start your treatment with
- Should you include isometric exercises for lateral elbow pain
- How often should your patients perform their exercises
- Exercise into pain, or avoid pain?
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Links of Interest
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