If you have tennis elbow, you know what a pain it can be. Tennis elbow is caused by inflammation of the tendon near the elbow. Despite its name, you don’t actually have to play tennis to have the condition. Any exercise or sport with overuse or repetitive movement of the arm or wrist can cause tennis elbow.
There are various ways physicians can treat the condition, including steroid injections, anti-inflammatory medications, and physical therapy.
But what about Chinese medicine? Chinese medicine has been used for thousands of years to treat pain and inflammation. Many studies support acupuncture in the treatment of pain and inflammation.
Many people don’t know that acupuncture can also help treat tennis elbow. It is a safe and effective option.
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