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June 12, 2024

Golfers Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis) Prevention & Treatment

What is Golfer’s Elbow? Golfer’s elbow (also called baseball elbow) is the common term used to describe medial epicondylitis. This sports injury occurs from overuse or repetitive stress to the tough tissue of the elbow tendons and forearm muscles, specifically where they attach on the medial side of the elbow. It’s also a cousin to another popular repetitive sports injury known as “tennis elbow“.  Golfer’s Elbow Symptoms Those experiencing golfers …

May 10, 2024

Tennis Elbow Causes, Prevention and Brace Placement

“Tennis Elbow” is a common term that refers to lateral epicondylitis, affecting around 1-3% of the population. Whether you’re a professional or casual tennis player, it’s important to know the proper prevention techniques and treatment options to help you take care of your body while playing this common racquet sport.  What Causes Tennis Elbow? The culprit behind tennis elbow is overuse. The extensor muscles in your forearm are responsible for …

July 17, 2023

Medial & Lateral Epicondylitis: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

With the increasing tendency for young athletes to specialize in one or two sports to achieve higher performance comes the increased likelihood of overuse or repetitive injuries such as epicondylitis. On the other end of the spectrum is the weekend athlete who plays competitive sports without sufficient strengthening or warming up, and suffers muscle and joint injuries. Epicondylitis Overview Medial and lateral epicondylitis are both overuse injuries affecting the tendons …

December 22, 2014

Top 3 Benefits of Using The Serola Gel Arc Elbow Brace

The Arthritis Foundation defines tennis elbow as painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand). Wearing an elbow brace that is properly designed ensures quicker healing while undergoing healing treatment. There are three benefits to wearing an elbow brace. 1. Elbow Braces Are Less Expensive Alternatives to Doctor’s Treatment. Visiting a doctors’ office …

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