Posted: 13 March 2012 at 1:38am | IP Logged
'Tennis elbow' is a condition caused by inflammation of the tendons on the outside (lateral side) of the elbow at the bony prominence (lateral epicondyle) of the upper arm. Certain repetitive movements of the wrist can cause this condition. It is not limited to tennis players.
Actual Site of Tennis Elbow
Common to many sports
Cricketers especially batsmen
Previous injuries to elbow
Injury to the front side of elbow
Direct trauma, fall on the elbow
Strain of the elbow muscles
Excessive use of elbow muscles
Any previous injury
Previous surgeries on the elbow
Severe pain on outer bony part of elbow
Soreness in the forearm
Loss of elbow movement
Pain worse when grasping or holding an object
Morning stiffness of the elbow with persistent aching
MRI Scan (rare)
Diagnosis is based upon above symptoms and complaints.
Role of Homoeopathy in Tennis Elbow
Homoeopathy is a form a treatment that was founded in the 18th century by a German physician, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann. It is based upon the principal of 'similia similibus curanter' or 'like cures like'. Homoeopathy it is beneficial in treating many diseases, both acute and chronic due to which it is gaining immense popularity in today's world.
Case-taking is one important aspect of homoeopathy. It takes into all the aspects of the disease as well as the person. Case-taking involves a detailed report into the patients habits, lifestyle, food choices, other preferences, etc. It is the most important way to find the constitution of the person.
Constitution is the mental, emotional and physical aspect of the person. Homoeopathy treats the constitution of the person and restores health in the patient. It removes illness from its roots.
Homoeopathic medications are useful in treating tennis elbow. Homoeopathy controls inflammation by treating the cause of tennis elbow like excessive use of elbow muscles, injuries, etc.
Homoeopathy is of immense help in treating tennis elbow. Homoeopathic medications reduce pain and inflammation around the elbow joint. Thus homoeopathic treatment is very useful in treating tennis elbow. Homoeopathic medicines are useful along with RICE therapy or Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation of the affected part.
Constitutional treatment may be of great value in treating tennis elbow. Constitutional treatment does restores the normal structure of the elbow joint and thus prevent further damage. In many cases, where symptoms are severe, it may remove the need for performing surgery.
Also, after surgery, many cases of recurrence are known to occur. Homoeopathic treatment may prevent the recurrence of painful symptoms by removing the disease from its roots.
Homoeopathic medicines are safe, and effective and do not come with any side-effects. They must be taken after consultation from a Homoeopathic practitioner. Homoeopathic medicines are gentle on mind and body.
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