Elbow Pain Treatment in Layton, Syracuse, Farmington, and Roy
Individuals suffering from elbow pain can experience various symptoms from recurring pain throughout the elbow and forearm to joint stiffness and pain. Most elbow pain goes away after a few days, but some individuals experience ongoing pain. Strained and inflamed tissues and tendons are causing inflammation and pain in the elbow. Wasatch Peak Physical Therapy specializes in elbow pain treatment at our Layton, Syracuse, Farmington, and Roy physical therapy locations.
Causes of Elbow Pain
The elbows are one of the frequently-used joints in the body. We use our elbows for driving, cooking, cleaning, working, and more. Over time, these repetitive, routine tasks can lead to joint pain and dysfunction. Hyperextending the elbow can quickly occur when playing sports or performing simple tasks. Here are some of the common causes of elbow pain:
- Tennis elbow
- Dislocated elbow
- Golfers elbow
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Sprains and strains
Common Symptoms of Elbow Pain
- Pain, swelling, and burning sensation in the elbow
- Swollen hands and fingers
- Problems gripping and lifting
- Numbness and tingling in the ring and pinky fingers
Physical Therapy Treatment for Elbow Pain
Wasatch Peak Physical Therapy treats elbow pain and helps restore motion to the joints. We implement safe, non-invasive treatments designed to reduce pain, improve movement, and strengthen the joint. In many situations, proper physical therapy treatments will prevent or reduce the risk of surgery. If surgery is required, we can work with your primary care doctor to establish a treatment plan to prepare the body for surgery and reduce the healing time with effective modalities.
Sports Medicine for Throwing and Overhead Athletes
We provide an thorough evaluation of throwing mechanics and recommendations of biomechanical changes.
Our therapeutic techniques are designed around your unique needs. We focus on identifying and treating the root source of pain. With correct exercises for strength, soft tissue manipulation, and modalities, we will help you eliminate pain and restore function. Schedule a consultation at one of our four Northern Utah physical therapy locations to get started on your healing journey.