Posted on Sep 18, 2008 | Comments 0
Have you ever experienced tennis elbow? It is one of the several injuries that can occur because of overuse of arms and forearms that result in elbow pain.
If you are suffering from tennis elbow, you can know how painful the condition will be.
Do you think it is an injury caused while playing tennis? Actually, tennis elbow is mainly developed as a consequence of repetitive activities of forearm, wrist and hand such as knitting, typing, lifting heavy items and many more.
If you are suffering with tennis elbow, first of all you have to identify the movement of your hand or wrist [wrist pain] responsible for inflammation and pain. For instance, if you are tennis player, then swinging the racquet is most likely culprit of your pain. The pain of tennis elbow doesn’t keep you enjoying your favorite activities.
It becomes crucial for you to get right treatment for your pain. But, don’t worry; there are few exercises that can help you to heal the pain quickly.
Exercises for tennis elbow!
- Finger extensions: Hold the fingertips of your injured arm close together with your fingers and put the thumbs straight. Now, put a rubber band around the outside of your finger tips and thumb. Now gently spread your fingers apart and gradually bring them together without allowing the rubber band to fall. Repeat this for approximately 40 times to get better relief.
- Bicep curls: This exercise is very simple to perform. The procedure involved in performing this exercise goes something like this, support your injured or inflamed arm with your opposite hand and bend your elbow to full extension. Now, slowly try to straighten your arm. Repeat this for 30 times by carrying pounds. You can definitely find some relief from your elbow pain.
- Wrist stretch: Hold your injured arm straight in front of you and hold it with the help of other hand. Now, slowly bend your wrist downwards, until you feel the stretch. Hold your hand in this position for at least 15-30 seconds and then give some rest for your hand for few minutes. Repeat this procedure for 2 to 3 times in a day to get better relief from pain.
- Grip: Hold any soft object such as putty or small rubber ball in your injured arm and squeeze it continuously for at least 10 to 15 minutes. This method can give you instant relief from your pain that is mainly caused due to tennis elbow inflammation.
Before practicing these exercises for your tennis elbow, take necessary suggestion from any experienced fitness trainer and practice them regularly to get better relief from tennis elbow.
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