Did you know?
Tennis elbow affects 1% to 3% of the population overall and as many as 50% of tennis players during their careers.
Tennis elbow affects men more than women.
It most often affects people between the ages of 30 and 50.*
“Tennis elbow” is a common term for Lateral Epicondylitis, a condition caused by overuse of arm, forearm, and hand muscles that results in elbow pain. Tennis Elbow symptoms that have lasted more than 6 weeks are considered to be sub-acute and beyond three months, as chronic tennis elbow.
For Acute Stage:
Using a tennis elbow brace, ice and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Voltaren are recommended treatment methods. Low level laser therapy is also an effective treatment to relieve pain. LLLT helps heal inflamed and aggravated tendons and can offer both short term and long term pain relief.
For Chronic Stage:
RPW Shockwave therapy is proven to be an effective method when treating chronic conditions, such as Tennis Elbow Injuries. Contact us here to get access to studies.
Check out our video demonstration!
Watch the video (https://youtu.be/CUt9q_vIVOw) of Darren Stuchbery from 6S Health explaining that his most effective machine in his clinic is the Chattanooga RPW Shockwave machine. He receives great results using the unit on people with Chronic Tendonitis (such as Plantar Fasciitis, Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow and Calcifications in the shoulder).
Laser & RPW Shockwave Therapy
Low Level Laser Therapy and RPW Shockwave treatment are clinically proven methods for treating Acute & Chronic conditions.
Delivering the correct amount of dosage is crucial to achieve effective patient outcomes when using electrotherapy including Laser and RPW Shockwave. We strongly advise to follow a clinically proven dosage guide. Read more below for some guidance or get in touch with your local DJO Global rep.
Clinical recommendations: Low level laser therapy
Applicator: single diode applicator for small areas, cluster applicator for larger areas
Dosage: 4 J/cm2
Application: continuous output
Area: over painful epicondyle
Frequency: 3 x per week for 4 weeks
Claimed results: significantly reduced pain, improved ROM, improved function.
Clinical recommendations: Radial Shockwave
Treatment: Work with the applicator on the pain points with very small circular movements.
Where: Localise and treat the most painful points.
Dosage: 3-6 Treatments with 5-10 interval. Combine this treatment with a general activation of surrounding muscles and stretching.
Intensity: 1,4 Bar – 2,4 Bar