Place a rubber band around all five finger tips. Spread fingers 25 times, repeat3 times.
Place rubber ball or tennis ball in palm of hand, squeeze 25 times, repeat 3 times.If pain is reproduced squeeze a folded sponge or piece of foam.
Grasp hammer (wrench) in hand with forearm supported. Rotatehand to palm down position, return to start position (hammer perpendicular to floor), rotate topalm up position, repeat. To increase or decrease resistance, by move hand farther away orcloser towards the head of the hammer.
Improve muscular strength and endurance, maintain and improve flexibilityand graduallyreturn to prior level of sport or high level activity
The stretching and strengthening exercises emphasizing the eccentric contractions of wristflexion and extension. lower the weight in a controlled fashion
With the combined wristflexion/extension exercise, work on increasing speed when rolling up the string with theattached weight as this will improve endurance..
Ask the patient to grip in the position that produces their symptom e.g. in elbow extension andpronation
2. Ask the patient to relax, then a sustained lateral glide mobilization is applied to the proximalforearm either with a belt or with the hands.3. While the lateral glide is maintained, the patient is asked to form a grip again and hold for
approx. 3 seconds…frequently the patient will report that this time the grip is pain
-free. Thetechnique must be pain-free; never continue if the patient reports of pain
Some points for regular tennis players to avoid tennis elbow.
Firstly, strengthen your forearm muscles by squeezing a ball 40 or 50 times with your armextended horizontally in front of you.
During a stroke your grip should be firm and your elbow should be almost fully extended.
Beginner players can use both the hands for a backhand stroke to avoid tennis elbow, asadditional support is provided by the second hand.
- the brace constrains full muscle expansion when the muscle contracts, diminishesmuscle activity, and therefore the force generated by the muscle.
- A grip too large or too small lessens control and promotes excessive wrist movement..