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Elbow pain, the three cortisone shots and the inevitable surgery; Or, you could see a certified chiropractic sports physician first.

Elbow pain, the three cortisone shots, and the inevitable surgery; Or, you could see a certified chiropractic sports physician first. Chronic elbow pain may develop from golf, tennis, or normal activities. Who you see first for a health problem will determine the journey, results, and risks. Recently, I have seen a few of these cases that resulted in surgical excision of a painful ligament for tennis elbow.   In both cases, surgery was performed after injections failed to resolve the pain that affected elbow extension and external rotation. After weeks of post-surgical therapy and a healed scar, was the problem resolved, Read More »