Elbow Pain

Elbow pain can result from trauma, overuse or arthritis and often can affect the use of the arm, wrist, and hand.

Physical therapy services can help to decrease inflammation, pain, and disability related to elbow pain.

See us today for your professional evaluation and start on the road to recovery.

Treatment

Modalities

A variety of modalities (treatment tools) may be used to assist with pain relief and tissue healing:

  • Ultrasound
  • Phonophoresis
  • Low level laser
  • Iontophoresis
  • Electrical stimulation

Manual Therapy

Our therapists utilize a wide variety of manual therapy techniques including

  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Gentle joint mobilization
  • Range of motion
  • Manual stretching
  • Trigger point release
  • Myofascial release

These techniques are utilized to decrease pain, increase joint motion, reduce muscle spasm, increase flexibility, reduce scar tissue, and increase mobility.

Flexibility

Our therapists assist in the restoration of motion for the elbow, wrist and hand to improve function and decrease pain.

Strengthening

As a component of the physical therapy session, the therapist may choose to add strengthening exercises. AIM Physical Therapy utilizes state-of-the-art strengthening equipment in a quiet, calm atmosphere. In addition, the therapist may recommend home exercises so that the patient can continue to work as an integral team member to gain independence and return to function.