Elbow Pain – Treatment at Diamond Chiropractic
At Diamond Chiropractic, our Omaha Chiropractor will examine, take x-rays, and develop a treatment plan for your elbow pain case. After comparing his findings and locating the cause, our doctor will know what steps to take next. These steps will help alleviate your symptoms, heal the pain, and provide you options on how to lower your risk for elbow pain in the future.
The doctor will use gentle manipulation on the spine and the elbow. These adjustments will take pressure off the nerves, along with alleviating pain in the spine and elbow. He will focus on balancing Zone 5, which will be the starting point of your treatment. Soon, symptoms of elbow pain will begin to disappear.
Acupuncture is used to target certain acupuncture points on the body. Focusing on the points located on and around the elbow causes the muscles to relax. As the muscles relax, nerve communication, along with proper blood flow to the muscles. Patients will notice pain disappearing from their elbow, along with having more range of motion.
Corrective exercises help with bringing more range of motion back to the elbow. This includes having patients practice different exercises to strengthen the elbow and make it more flexible.
Corrective exercises like wrist flexion, wrist extension, towel twist, fist clench, and supination are effective with elbow pain. These exercises are simple and can be done both at the chiropractor’s office and at home.
By doing these exercises several times daily, patients will gain more strength and flexibility in their elbow. In addition, their elbow pain will disappear.
With any injury, especially to the elbow, the last thing you want to happen is making the pain worse. Our advice is designed specifically for your individual case. Along with corrective exercises, our advice helps you do everyday activities safely.
At Diamond Chiropractic, we focus on our patient’s health and healing from elbow pain, not making it worse.