top of page
Website horizontal image content (3).png

Restore Elbow Comfort and Functionality:
Expert Care for Elbow Pain

Your elbows are integral for a normal daily activities, from lifting and carrying to typing and playing sports. When elbow pain becomes a hindrance, it can disrupt not only your arm's functionality but also impact your overall quality of life. At Eastside Physio + Co, we specialize in providing tailored care to address the all conditions of the elbow including advanced treatments such as shockwave therapy for effective and lasting relief.

Understanding Elbow Pain!

The elbow joint, like most of the large joints of the body, is a complex structure involving bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Elbow pain can arise from various causes, including overuse, trauma, arthritis, and repetitive stress. Identifying the root cause is crucial for developing an effective treatment plan.

The most common causes of Elbow Pain are:

  •  Lateral epicondylalgia (tennis elbow)

  • Medial Epicondylalgia (golfer's elbow)

  • Fracture (head of radius)

  • Osteo arthritis

  • Rheumatoid or juvenile arthritis

  • Joint instability

  • Overuse or repetitive strain injury

  • Tendonitis

Elbow Pain Symptoms

Recognizing the symptoms of elbow pain is the first step towards seeking timely intervention. Common symptoms include:

  • Pain or tenderness on the inner or outer side of the elbow

  • Pain or weakness gripping objects

  • Increased pain gripping when the elbow is straight

  • Stiffness and limited range of motion

  • Swelling or inflammation around the joint

  • Numbness or tingling in the forearm or fingers

  • Clicking or catching with movement

Surrey Hills tennis elbow

Effective Elbow Pain Treatments

Our comprehensive approach to elbow pain involves a combination of traditional and advanced therapies. Our treatments may include:

  • Shockwave Therapy: Utilizing acoustic waves for effective pain relief and tissue repair

  • Manual Therapy: Hands-on techniques to reduce pain and improve joint mobility

  • Exercise Programs: Strengthening and flexibility exercises tailored to your specific condition are essential

  • Bracing and Strapping: Providing support to reduce strain on the affected area

Shockwave Therapy for Lasting Relief of Tennis Elbow

In our commitment to providing advanced and effective treatments shockwave therapy is commonly used for elbow pain, including conditions like tennis elbow or golfer's elbow. Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive modality that uses acoustic waves to stimulate the body's natural healing processes, promoting tissue repair and reducing pain. This innovative approach has shown promising results in accelerating recovery and improving long-term outcomes for elbow conditions.

Learn more about Shockwave Therapy here.

Elbow Pain Frequently Asked Questions

Is tennis elbow only common in tennis players?

No, tennis elbow can affect anyone engaged in repetitive arm movements.  In fact, for every 1 tennis player presenting with tennis elbow, we would see 50 patients with the same condition who do not play tennis. 

How does shockwave therapy work for elbow pain?

Shockwave therapy stimulates healing by promoting blood flow and cellular repair, reducing pain and inflammation. It can significantly reduce treatment times and research suggests shockwave therapy can provide up to 16 months' relief for certain tendon issues.

Can elbow pain lead to chronic issues?

Yes, untreated elbow pain can result in chronic conditions. Everyone has heard about tennis elbow for very fact that it can be a longstanding injury and difficult to manage. Seeking prompt treatment is essential.

Why choose Eastside Physio + Co for elbow pain treatment?

We help people like you every day. Our experienced team combines traditional and advanced therapies to address your specific elbow condition and provide long-lasting relief.

Your Health is Our Priority

Don't let elbow pain limit your activities or compromise your daily comfort. We are pleased to be supporting clients in Melbourne's east from a range of suburbs including Surrey Hills, Ashwood, Ashburton, Auburn, Balwyn, Blackburn, Box Hill, Burwood, Camberwell, Canterbury, Doncaster and Hawthorn.

bottom of page