Find a Tennis Elbow Brace for Tennis Elbow Treatment
Treatment for tennis elbow varies based upon the severity of your injury as well as how you respond to various home remedies for tennis elbow. As with many injuries or conditions, the best treatment for tennis elbow is usually a multi-faceted approach, with “natural” cures for tennis elbow nearly always preferable to invasive techniques.
How to Treat Tennis Elbow
One of the initial steps for treating tennis elbow involves following the steps of RICE (rest, ice, compression, and elevation) and taking anti-inflammatory pain medications. These steps for lateral epicondylitis treatment are aimed at getting any inflammation under control, as this is typically the source of pain and the holdup to healing.
A tennis elbow sleeve can help with the compression element, while the BraceAbility Tennis Elbow Cold Therapy Gel Compression Strap simplifies the cold therapy component of treating tennis elbow. You can easily adjust the tennis elbow band placement so that the cold gel pack is positioned right where it is needed. And you can easily move above while engaging in cold therapy thanks to this elbow band for tennis elbow.
If such methods aimed at home treatment for tennis elbow fail to bring relief, it may be time to enlist the help of a professional for learning how to cure tennis elbow pain. A doctor or therapist might suggest a variety of tennis elbow treatments, but the most common initial approach for a tennis elbow cure is doing elbow treatment exercises (possibly with the help of a therapist) and wearing some sort of tennis elbow support to reduce stress on the soft tissues at the outer part of your elbow.
BraceAbility offers a number of tennis elbow braces with a variety of features that are available in a number of fits and sizes. This means you should have no trouble finding the best brace for tennis elbow for you.
Tennis Elbow Straps
A number of people find an elbow strap for tennis elbow to be a non-cumbersome and effective cure for tennis elbow. A tennis elbow support strap takes up a relatively small amount of space on your forearm and the tennis elbow strap placement just below the elbow will not interfere with most activities. Plus these armbands for tennis elbow come with a highly affordable price tag.
BraceAbility's straps for tennis elbow help stimulate blood and oxygen flow in the region, which is especially helpful for those concerned with how to cure tennis elbow fast. Arm braces for tennis elbow are specifically designed with tennis elbow symptoms and treatment in mind, with a sleek design and comfortable fit. Our tennis elbow support bands also work for other conditions like golfer’s elbow, strains or other tendopathies.
Tennis Elbow Band
Another one of BraceAbility’s top-selling braces for tennis elbow is the Counterforce Brace for Tennis Elbow. Many find this to be the best tennis elbow brace thanks to its universal sizing, simple wrap-around design and rubberized pad which massages the forearm independently during motion, which can speed tennis elbow rehabilitation. This simple tennis elbow treatment brace pressures the overstressed tendons while maintaining a complete range of motion of the elbow.
Tennis Elbow Sleeve and Wrap Options
BraceAbility's most popular tennis elbow wraps work well for everyday use, but these tennis elbow wraps are specifically designed with athletic use in mind. This means one can wear it while engaging in tennis elbow physical therapy treatment, too.
The unique material and construction of this specific sleeve for tennis elbow increases blood flow to the injured region. And the fabric of which this armband for tennis elbow is constructed has antimicrobial benefits for user comfort.
Post-surgical Tennis Elbow Braces
BraceAbility’s top seller in terms of elbow straps and bands is a flexible elbow sleeve for improved compression. Besides a high-quality design, this anatomically engineered tennis elbow support brace is quite comfortable to wear. This is an especially important quality in instances where tennis elbow cannot be cured without surgery. This brace for lateral epicondylitis also works for post-operative care.
Unfortunately, there are times when even the best tennis elbow treatment regimens fail to bring relief and surgery is necessary. Afterward, one will need to immobilize the elbow area. This immobilizing splint for tennis elbow protects the elbow with attention to user comfort. This immobilizer is ideal for post-surgical care for a number of procedures outside of tennis elbow, including:
- Sulcus ulnaris
- Surgical reconstruction following trauma or to repair congenital defects
See BraceAbility’s full line of elbow supports for post-operative care.
Tennis Elbow Splint, Elbow Braces for the Wrist
Seeking lighter-duty tennis elbow splints? The Elbow Injury Treatment Brace with Splints is quite similar to the Compression Elbow Brace, but it has the added benefit of splints for preventing unwanted movement at the elbow joint. For user comfort, this elbow splint for tennis elbow is lightweight and breathable.
If you are still in need of help for tennis elbow braces and supports selection, feel free to call or e-mail BraceAbility’s helpful customer service representatives.
What Is Tennis Elbow and How Can a Tennis Elbow Brace Help?
Lateral epicondylitis, better known as tennis elbow, is a condition wherein the outer part of the elbow becomes sore and tender. Tennis elbow is an overuse injury that can be caused by racquet sports such as tennis (hence the name), badminton, squash, racquetball, etc. However, this condition can also be caused by other sports like climbing and swimming as well as manual labor and other everyday activities. It's no surprise, then, that most people who suffer from this condition and need treatment for tennis elbow are current or former athletes who use the same repetitive motion of the elbow and arm for many years while playing their sport and those whose work or occupation involve overexertion of the elbow.
Tennis elbow often affects the lateral side of the elbow region, specifically the common extensor tendon that originates from the lateral epicondyle. Patients suffering from tennis elbow feel acute pain in the affected part when the arm is extended. Although surgery is the only tennis elbow cure, there are several options available when it comes to tennis elbow treatment, such as taking medication—specifically non-steroidal/anti-inflammatory drugs—and even surgery for the most persistent cases. However, the cheapest, simplest, and most effective treatment is the use of an arm or elbow strap, specifically a tennis arm strap.
Tennis elbow braces mainly help reduce pain in the afflicted area, which allow people suffering from lateral epicondylitis to return to their sports or other physical activity.
How Can a Tennis Elbow Strap Help Treat Golfer's Elbow?
Medial epicondylitis or golfer's elbow is an inflammatory condition of the medial epicondyle. Golfer's elbow, just like lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow, is an overuse injury. Golf, as its name suggests, is one of the many causes of golfer's elbow, the others being racquet sports, throwing sports, weight training, and even activities that involve repetitive wrist, hand, or arm movements such as hammering and chopping wood.
Left untreated without a golfers elbow brace, golfer's elbow may cause chronic elbow pain, limited range of motion in the afflicted area, and a lasting and fixed bend (contracture) in the elbow.
Treatment for golfer's elbow may include anti-inflammatory medications, cortisone or steroidal injections, and stretching exercises. One of the most effective solutions, however, is wearing a golfer's elbow brace or a medial epicondylitis strap. Treating tennis elbow with a medial epicondylitis brace helps reduce strain at the elbow epicondyle and limits pain provocation as well as protects against further damage even while you continue playing your chosen sport.
BraceAbility offers a variety of tennis arm straps, elbow straps, and golfer's elbow braces depending on your needs. Not sure what arm straps and elbow straps you require? No problem. Our customer service representatives are here to help you choose the right brace for tennis elbow. To speak with one, please call us at (866) 712.7808. We'll be glad to assist you in choosing the best elbow brace.