Tennis Elbow

At Peak Physio we specialise in Tennis Elbow.
We use a very specialised piece of equipment called Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave

Shockwave therapy is a modern and highly effective treatment method. It works by delivering compressed air though the hand piece, this causes acoustic energy which transmits into the underlying tissue.
Shockwaves accelerate the healing process by activating the body’s self-healing capacities. They stimulate the metabolism and improve the blood circulation. Damaged tissue regenerates and heals. Clinical research has shown that there is a 85% chance that Shockwave Therapy will improve your condition.


Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) can develop due to repetitive strain and overuse of the wrist extensors. Activities that involve constant gripping or excessive movement of the wrist can lead to this condition. It can also significantly affect simple daily activities.
Some of the symptoms of tennis elbow include tenderness on the outside of the elbow, dull ache at rest, weakened grip strength and increased pain with activity.

Often these symptoms will develop due to excessive load on the tendons. This can be due to poor biomechanics, weakness in other areas of the body (such as the shoulder), poor technique (eg. In golf or tennis) or just too much activity.

Initial treatment of your elbow pain can improve your symptoms. Treatments such as manual therapy, shockwave therapy, massage and acupuncture can provide short term relief and help your pain. Gradually strengthening and loading of the appropriate structures is one of the most effective ways to achieve long term pain reduction.

It is then important that we look into the causes of injury which can be assessed by our biomechanical screen. The results of the screen will allow us to identify risk factors and develop your individualised rehab programme. A load and training management plan is also vital for returning to full function.

The First Part Of The Solution – Relieve (Level1)

Peak Physio takes a different approach and will help you to achieve a SOLUTION, not just a quick fix.

Your Physiotherapist will provide you with the acute treatment needed to manage your pain. We do this after a detailed assessment of your injury.

We will tell you –

  1. What is wrong
  2. How we can help you

Following this we can provide treatment and help resolve your pain. The timescale is dependent on the severity and duration of your symptoms. Our highly trained Physiotherapists will advise you on the duration of your treatment.

The Long Term Solution – Rebuild (Level 2) So how do we stop this cycle?

We will give you an individualised treatment pathway plan. This pathway document is unique to you and your condition and shows you each step to achieving your ultimate goal. The pathway document can be very helpful to keep you motivated while you continue to work on your rehab.

We need to look at your strength, flexibility and biomechanics. We do this with an individually tailored Biomechanical assessment so we can identify the risk factors and address them.

Your physiotherapist will advise you on what you need to do to rebuild & restore your elbow strength and upper limb movement patterns. Through a tailored exercise programme we will focus on restoring optimal movement and strength. This can be managed with 1:1 instruction from our Physio in the gym setting.

Ballsbridge Customer Reviews

  • I switched to The Peak Physio from a different clinic since I had been suffering from soar legs and joints for a year. The physiotherapist diagnosed my muscle problem and told me how long will it take to recover in my first visit. It was very informative and helpful. Each time, the exercises were clearly explained and also sent out to me by email. It's also easy to change my appointment they have a few clinics in the city centre.

    thumb K T
    February 1, 2019

    A pain in my shoulder was stopping me from swimming. The guys in peak physio did dry needling and after one session I was able to go back training. Great service.

    thumb Rob Hanley
    March 1, 2017

    I have always found Eoin to be very professional and he has helped me with several recurring problems over the years. I have recommended him to many of my friends.

    thumb Thomas Keane
    July 16, 2018
  • Eoin is great. Within three sessions my knee w

    thumb Carrie Shaw
    March 19, 2018

    A pain in my shoulder was stopping me from swimming. The guys in peak physio did dry needling and after one session I was able to go back training. Great service.

    thumb Rob Hanley
    March 1, 2017

    I switched to The Peak Physio from a different clinic since I had been suffering from soar legs and joints for a year. The physiotherapist diagnosed my muscle problem and told me how long will it take to recover in my first visit. It was very informative and helpful. Each time, the exercises were clearly explained and also sent out to me by email. It's also easy to change my appointment they have a few clinics in the city centre.

    thumb Banana Lemon (bananalemon)
    February 1, 2019

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