Elbow pain is mind-numbing. Especially when it is sabotaging your ability to have fun and play.
Classically these are healed and fully recovered in 2 weeks and continue treatment with your sports med. team.
See, the thing is, what we say as practitioners, matters. You can take the same injury and make it something that the patient is going to recover from or you can be scary
in LIFE, get better information. Test what works and what doesn’t work in your life. Try multiple approaches at the same time. Take expert advice and opinions and make decisions based on how those opinions and advice work for you… or…. don’t work for you. Lame stretches got you Nowhere.
Constant hip flexor tightness and/or back pain despite all your stretching? You’re doing rehab in the wrong order. Get up to date. This isn’t the “piriformis issue” of 1999 baby!
A humorous but insightful way to understand 95% of back pain and why you are doing the wrong stuff to try to fix it.
I’d wager you have weak stabilizers CAUSING tight muscles. This why doing the same thing over and over isn’t working. You don’t need more “relax, release and loosen.” You need a different approach.
We’re so quick in the rehab world to dive immediately into exercises for strength or flexibility. Often that is a poor order of execution. Put the fire out first, fix the imbalance. Move correctly before you start on strength etc.
We’ve come a long way on treatment options in modern sports medicine and the sling has gone the way of the dinosaur for most shoulder injuries.
Call it a “condition, syndrome, variant, or just “Sever’s” as a stand alone. Anything but “disease.”