Do you suffer from a sharp or burning pain along the inside of your forearm? Does this pain keep you from enjoying the activities you’d normally engage in like gardening, playing sports, or taking care of your children? This type of pain may not be just another ache you have to get used to. It may actually be a symptom of a relatively common and easily treatable injury that affects thousands of Americans every year: Golfer’s Elbow.
What is Golfer’s Elbow
Don’t let the name fool you, you don’t have to be an avid golfer (or even a duffer) to suffer this type of injury. Golfer’s Elbow is a repetitive stress injury to the ligaments along the inside of your arm. Often the injury occurs very near where this connective tissue attaches to your elbow. Some people describe the pain as “like being stabbed” while other suffer from a “burning” sensation or even a constant ache.
Golfer’s Elbow is most often caused by repetitive motion but can also occur if you use improper technique when grasping, lifting, or throwing objects. This risk is compounded if you jump right into these types of activities without warming up or stretching the muscles in your forearms.
A New Treatment for Golfer’s Elbow: PRP Therapy
PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy uses your body’s own building blocks to help speed that process along. PRP Therapy isolates and concentrates key compounds in your own blood which can then be reinjected at the injury site to help accelerate your body’s natural rebuilding process.
This type of treatment for Golfer’s Elbow can significantly decrease your downtime and get you back to your natural active state faster than you may have thought possible.
Naturopathic Treatments for Pain
Pain management PRP is just one of the naturopathic treatments for pain caused by soft tissue injuries or chronic conditions like arthritis. To learn more about all of our wellness services and how we can help eliminate your pain so you can live happily and healthfully visit www.PureVitalityCenter.com. Please call 310-820-7925 to schedule a health consultation today.
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