REHABILITATION - TENNIS ELBOW


On these pages we show you some simple exercises that you can do at home to help aid the rehabilitation process. Follow these simple instructions and remember if you feel any pain or discomfort, stop immediately.

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EXERCISE 1


• Stretching the muscles that extend the wrist (extensor muscles).
• Straighten the arm out fully and push the palm of the hand down so you feel a stretch across the top of the forearm.
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EXERCISE 2


• Stretching the muscles that flex the wrist (flexor muscles).
• Straighten the arm out fully (palm side up), and push the palm downward to stretch.
• Strengthening exercises are performed twice a day following the stretching exercises.
Tennis Elbow Rehabilitation

EXERCISE 3


• Use a light weight such as a hammer or soup can when performing the strengthening exercises.
• Repeat the exercises 30 to 50 times, twice a day, but do not push yourself beyond the point of pain.
• Strengthening wrist extensor muscles: Hold the weight in the hand with the palm facing down.
• Extend the wrist upward so that it is pulled back. Hold this position for 2 seconds and then lower slowly.

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EXERCISE 4


• Strengthening wrist flexor muscles.
• Hold the weight in the hand with the palm up.
• Pull the wrist up, hold for 2 seconds and lower slowly.
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EXERCISE 5


• Strengthening the muscles that move the wrist from side to side (deviator muscles).
• Hold the weight in the hand with the thumb pointing up.
• Move the wrist up and down, much like hammering a nail.
• All motion should occur at the wrist.
Sports Injury

EXERCISE 6


• Strengthening the muscles that twist the wrist (pronator and supinator muscles).
• Hold the weight in the hand with the thumb pointing up.
• Turn the wrist inward as far as possible and then outward as far as possible.
• Hold for 2 seconds and repeat as much as pain allows, up to 50 repetitions.
Injury Rehabilitation

EXERCISE 7


• Massage is performed over the area of soreness.
• Apply firm pressure using 2 fingers on the area of pain and rub for 5 minutes.
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