Following are ten of the most common dysfunctional postural patterns and injuries that may occur with smart phone (cell/mobile phone) use.
What are the self-care and medical approaches to Golfer’s Elbow?
Self-care for golfer’s elbow should include heat followed by frequent stretching of the hand and fingers into extension. Ice is used if swelling is present.
How do we treat Golfer’s Elbow with manual therapy?
A good protocol for manual therapy for golfer’s elbow involves fascial spreading, longitudinal and cross fiber strokes, and pin and stretch technique.
How do we assess (diagnose) Golfer’s Elbow?
Assessment (diagnosis) of golfer’s elbow is done with active and passive range of motion, manual resistance, and palpation.
What are the signs and symptoms of Golfer’s Elbow?
The most common symptoms of golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis / medial epicondylosis) are pain and tightness at the common flexor belly/tendon.
What are the causes of Golfer’s Elbow?
Golfer’s elbow is caused by an overuse of the muscles of flexion of the hand at the wrist joint and flexion of the fingers.