PHYSIOTHERAPY IS THE BRANCH OF MEDICALSCIENCE WHICH TREAT THE PATIENT WITH THE HELPOF ELECTRICAL MODALITIES, EXERCISE THERAPY,SOFT TISSUE MANIPULATION ETC..
DIFFERENT SPECIALIZED AREAS OFPHYSIOTHERAPY sports injury. Orthopedics. Neurology. Cardio-thoracic. Obstetrics andGynecology. Musculoskeletal.o Physiotherapy inrehabilitation. Pediatric. Geriatric.
WHAT IS SPORT INJURY? Sports injuriesare occurs commonlyin athletic activities. Due to over useor acute trauma
ROLE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY INSPORT:-Sports physiotherapy is specialized for athletes. Thisincludes helping athletes recover from injuries. Whilethis branch of physiotherapy deals with athletes of allvarieties.
CAUSES OF TENNIS ELBOW:- Improper playing style Overusing forearm muscles Using manual screw drivers Plumbing Playing certain racket sports, suchas tennis or squash Hammering
SYMPTOMS OF TENNIS ELBOW:- pain and tenderness weakness Swelling Tingling or numbness Restrict the movement of theelbow
WHAT YOU CAN DO?????Immediately following your injury, you shouldo Resto Apply iceoCompressionoElevation
PHYSIOTHERAPY OF TENNIS ELBOW:- Cold therapy or Cryotherapy Heat pack application Ultrasound Manual muscle stretching Joint mobilization Range of motion exercises Flexibility exercises Strengthening exercises General conditioning exercises Patient education Recommend brace if necessary Work or sport-specific rehabilitationprogram
HOW WE PREVENT TENNIS ELBOW:- Stretching and warm up Following the proper techniqueof playing Increased flexibility Increased endurance Avoid over use of joint Increased elasticity
CONCLUSIONThe type of physiotherapy treatments thatathlete will receive depends on the severity ofhis injury. Only Physiotherapist can help himto decide what appropriate interventions arebest for him.
REFERENCE:- Fracture of lateral condyle of humerus,page no. 85-88, essential orthopaedics byJ.Maheshwari The ligaments of elbow, page No. 84-100,The physiology of the joint vol-1, by A.I.Kapandji www.physiotherapynotes.com www.steadyhealth.com www.wikipedia.com
THANK YOUPain is a symptoms, cure the problem and notonly the pain go away, it wont return