You'll often hear of people being diagnosed with Tennis Elbow but what exactly is it?
Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis is an injury to the muscles of the wrist and forearm that attach to the lateral epicondyle, a bony bump on the outside of the elbow. It is a condition usually associated with overuse and is not necessarily tennis related!
What are the Symptoms?
Pain on the outside of the elbow which may radiate down towards the forearm and wrist.
What is Dry Needling?
Dry needling, sometimes referred to as "Western Acupuncture" is the use of a solid, filament needle, similar to those used in acupuncture, being inserted into the skin and the muscles below. This treatment technique is used by trained manual therapists such as Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Osteopaths etc.
Is Dry Needling the same as Acupuncture?
No, Acupuncture is a traditional chinese medicine tool that utilis...