Barebones Therapy

After working in outpatient rehab for a number of years I have found that of the of all the overuse injuries that I see. Tennis elbow is one of the most preventable but the most difficult to recover from. Why is it so difficult to recover from? No matter what triggered it, even the smallest of movements can aggravate symptoms. So help with the recovery process I put all my years of wisdom and put it in a DVD "Barebones Therapy for Elbow Pain".

 
There is a lot of information out on the web. I sifted through it before embarking on this journey, just to see if what I had to offer was any different from what was already out there. What I found was that there was a lot of good information being provided. However, I also found it to be a bit simple and “old school”, mostly things I have found to be ineffective when applied in a rehab setting. I found detailed explanations of anatomy and how it relates to elbow pain, but without a “functional” activity to relate it to, the average person would not see the connection. The stretching techniques were typical. They were certainly not harmful, but could be expanded upon for better results. The scariest for me as a therapist is the instruction on strengthening. “YIKES”! Strengthening is good but not when it will essentially make things worse.
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