On the surface, golf seems to be a very relaxing and calming game. However if you have given it a shot, you’d know it is not a child’s play. Sportsman of any game is vulnerable to injury, but if you talk about players of Golf, the situation is different as it causes damage to the elbow of players. The common injuries, which Golfers endure, are back pain, elbow injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or wrist injury.
Golfer’s elbow or medial epicondylitis resembles tennis elbow, but it emerges inside of your elbow. There are two differences, which help these two conditions to differ from each other, one is location of the pain and another one is activity that leads you to injury. But the causes of these two conditions seem to be same as they both are caused by extra use of muscles and tendons of the forearm, and these intense activities lead to inflammation and pain around the elbow joint.
Pain of golfer’s elbow originates from inside of the arm at the elbow joint, and sometimes together with a shooting sensation below the forearm. Pain can also be felt by players by holding objects.
Treatment of Golfer’s and Tennis elbow
Steroid injections are helpful in providing short-term relief, but these injections are not able to heal the tennis or golfer’s elbow. In few cases, steroid injection can cause tendon and joint degeneration and it is not in players’ favor.
Athletes are often told that surgery is their best option to eliminate injuries. Medical researches has been revealing reports for a long time, that surgery is not the right solution for many sports’ injuries, and may never let you perform as same as you performed before your injury. Chicago Stem Cell Therapy Institute also endorses these medical researches about conservative surgeries. At Chicago Stem Cell Therapy, there is a long list of patients, who have successfully come out Golfer’s or Tennis elbow injuries. It is done by the regeneration procedure and it involves using your own PRP from blood and cells from your bone marrow, and this non-surgical treatment has been proven to accelerate the healing process. Patients, who have acquired this non-surgical treatment, have not only avoided risky surgeries but also gained their normal function back at faster pace.
Chicago Stem Cell Institute offers multiple non-surgical treatment options for tennis and golfer’s elbow, which include Adult Stem Cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections.
Patients who have endured sports injuries, arthritis , muscle injuries, sprained ligaments, tendon strains and more, must be relieved to know that surgery is not their only way to treat their condition. Regenerative medicine makes quicker healing and enhanced functionality possible with revolutionary and innovative ADULT stem cell and PRP procedures.
Are you taking surgery into consideration for golfer’s elbow, knee injury, back pain, hip condition or other joint for your sports injury? First, learn about how adult stem cells and PRP procedures help you heal quicker and risk free as compared to risky orthopedic surgeries.
Please call 815-464-7212 today to know if you are a candidate for these procedures.