ELBOW PAIN


Elbow pain is extremely common and often develops into a chronic condition that continues for frustrate people for a length of time. Elbow function and movement is very complex. The key to overcoming elbow pain is to have a clear strategy and direction on how to fix it. At Balmain Chiropractic Centre our chiropractors will examine your elbow and use specialised testing to work out exactly what the problem is and how to go about fixing it.

Causes of elbow pain

  • Overuse injuries
  • Acute fracture or dislocation
  • Poor movement or biomechanics
  • Sports injuries to the arm and elbow
  • Falls on the arm

 

Symptoms of elbow pain

  • Sharp, dull or burning pain in the elbow
  • Painful areas around the elbow to touch
  • Pain when reaching for or holding objects
  • Locking or catching of the elbow
  • Elbow stiffness and loss of mobility

 

Common conditions of the elbow

  • Golfers elbow and tennis elbow
  • Tendonitis and tendinopathy of the elbow
  • Joint stiffness conditions
  • Inflammatory conditions that affect the elbow
  • Overuse injuries of the elbow
  • Sport injury conditions of the elbow
  • Elbow fracture and dislocation

 

What to do about elbow pain

At Balmain Chiropractic Centre we see many cases of elbow pain. Elbow pain is typically on the inside or outside of the elbow and pain is often associated with incidental daily tasks such as grasping, reaching or holding objects. Anyone with elbow pain understands how many activities during daily life require proper elbow function. For this reason people are often very frustrated with elbow pain and need the problem fixed quickly. Our Balmain chiropractors offer clinical excellence in the treatment of elbow pain using safe, reliable and effective treatments.