OPTM Health Care -Tennis Elbow Treatment

OPTM Health Care (P) Ltd & AG herbs, two complimentary companies, under one roof, was founded by Apurba Ganguly, who invented the 'AG Electro Pulse Therapy' for Pain Management, and started treating patients from his own clinic named 'Krish Pain Treatment & Research Centre' (in Kolkata, West Bengal, India), This was in 1991, Apurba Ganguly in addition to treating patients at his own clinic, travelled widely in all major cities of India and also a few different places abroad to treat patients. The therapy soon became popular and in February 1994, in a press conference in the presence of press personnel, eminent Doctors/ Principals of Medical Colleges, Senior Orthopeadic Surgeons, Apurba Ganguly briefed the Principle of this Therapy and administered free treatment to establish the effectiveness of the treatment.

What is tennis elbow?

You should know that tennis elbow is a medical condition when the outer portion Apurba Gangulyof your elbow bone gets tender. The other name of the tennis elbow is called lateral epicondylitis. You should know that condition occurs when the tendons present in the muscles of your forearm on the outer portion of your elbow bone. In addition to this, it is a degenerative non inflammatory disease which actually occurs mostly in the middle age. Most importantly the disease is more common in men than in women.

What are the causes of tennis elbow?

You should know that tennis elbow is actually caused due to pulling something forcibly. In fact, it is seen that playing tennis in an incorrect way also aggravates the problem. Researchers have also revealed that initially it is the result of overexertion. It is also seen that repeated activities like holding the racket firmly could exert pressure on your muscles. As a result, the stress is also felt on the tendons which lead to the breakage of the tissues. Remember that tennis elbow is also caused when you play golf on a regular basis.

What are the signs of tennis elbow?

Some of the common symptoms are:

You might feel pain in the outer portion of your elbow.

Pain increases especially during squeezing or twisting.

You should see that the pain worsens only when you start moving your wrist forcibly. You need to be careful while opening or closing anything, handling knife, utensils and other items.

You should know that there is some kind of activities which indulge the use of muscles including wrist also causes pain.

Some of you might experience stiffness in the morning as well.

In addition to this, you could also feel that the forearm gets weakened.