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Wrist, Shoulder, Elbow

Golf Series: Part One - Elbow, Wrist, and Shoulder Injuries

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Thomas Parker, MD

Golf is an “explosive sport”, a term used to describe the rapid development of force or power.  The golf stroke includes the rapid acceleration of the club head toward the ball, a complex process that includes use of the lower extremities, hips, trunk, shoulders, elbow and wrist. If you participate in an explosive activity, you are at risk incur injuries, as tissues are stretched beyond their elastic limits.  Golf can also be seen as an endurance sport when one considers the repetition golfers perform as they work to perfect their strokes.  In turn, this repetition causes overuse injuries.  In this two-part blog series, we will identify common golf injuries, treatments, and prevention methods that will help keep you pain free on the course.  [...]

Tennis, Elbow

Diagnosing Tennis Elbow

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Body Helix

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Injury Management, Tennis, Elbow

How Do You Treat Tennis Elbow?

Posted on August 12, 2016 by Thomas Parker, MD

“Tennis elbow” is the common name for lateral epicondylitis and occurs when you have tendonitis -  swelling and pain of the tendon in your elbow. As the name implies, it affects tennis players frequently but can also affect anyone who plays sports or other activities that require tight gripping such as racquetball, fencing, or weight lifting. [...]

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