McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
Magnetic Bracelets For All Walks Of Life
Customer Service Reviews by Yahoo! Reviews
Search Our Store

Free Gift With Purchase!

Free Magnetic Bracelet
w/ $75 Purchase.
click here for details BBB Business Review

ecommerce provided by Yahoo Small Business

accepting amazon payments

Bookmark and Share

Find us on FaceBook

Follow us on Twitter

25% Off EXTENDED W/Coupon Code: Cyber at Checkout. Free Shipping On Orders Over $25 & We Ship Everyday!

Please Measure Your Wrist Before Ordering and Then Select the Correct Size. We Want To Ship you a Bracelet That Fits & Eliminate Timely Exchanges.

Tennis elbow, anyone? (Injury Prevention).(Brief Article)

Men's Fitness
Oct, 2001

Author/s: Mike Carlson

ONLY ABOUT 5 percent of all tennis-elbow cases--the inflammation of the outer part of the elbow--involve tennis players. TE can just as easily occur as a result of weightlifting or using your mouse or keyboard. "It usually is related to a repetitive overuse with your hand and wrist," says Nicholas A. DiNubile, M.D., a member of the Men's Fitness Advisory Board and an orthopedic consultant to the Philadelphia 76ers. If the outer portion of your elbow hurts when you grasp a barbell or dumbbell, you've likely got TE.

You can self-treat tennis elbow by cutting back on the injuring activity (if you can figure out what that is) for a week or so, icing the elbow for 15 to 20 minutes three or four times a day, taking an anti-inflammatory medicine, and massaging and stretching the forearm area. But DiNubile recommends getting it checked out by an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and who can check for other problems that mimic tennis elbow, such as a pinched nerve. The doctor can also recommend physical therapy and help you figure out what's causing the problem. "The challenge with tennis elbow is preventing recurrences," DiNubile says. Acupuncture has helped some sufferers, but surgery should be a last resort, he adds. While a cortisone shot can be an option, getting more than three in one year for the same body part can weaken tissue. Also, be wary of a doctor who immediately treats you with a cortisone shot without considering preventive measures or the underlying causes.

titanium  bracelet


Recently Viewed Items

Medical Warning& Copyright Info: For Ages 13+ This product is NOT being sold as a Medical Device or to replace professionally prescribed Medical treatment. Consult your Doctor before use. DO NOT USE IF YOU ARE PREGNANT, WEAR A PACEMAKER, OR ANY OTHER FORM OF ELECTRICAL IMPLANT OR DEVICE FOR MEDICAL REASONS OF ANY KIND. >> Click here for more information

Copyright © 2004 - 2024 Ace Copper Concepts, Inc. All rights reserved.