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- Repetitive stress and chronic injuries involving the muscles and tendons of the forearm
- Weakness and imbalance of the musculature
- Abuse of exercise (“too much effort, too early” syndrome)
- Equipment not adapted
- Bad technique
- Modification of activities that are associated with condition
- Decreased inflammation with ice (20 minutes / 2 hours) and complementary therapies including neurocryotherapy
- Articular manipulations and soft tissue work (Active Release Techniques and Graston) to correct the biomechanics of the elbow and reduce the scar tissue
- Stretching exercises
- Exercises to strengthen and stabilize the elbow
- Drugs (anti-inflammatory) as needed
- Orthopedic appliance and kinesio taping to reduce pressure on the damaged tendon.
- Cortisone injections as needed
- Very rare surgical interventions
- Plasma-rich plasma
- Acute condition, for which the symptoms have been present for less than 4 weeks, is treated in 2 to 6 weeks.
- Chronic condition, for which symptoms have been present for more than 8 weeks, may require 3-6 months.