Monday, 12 March 2018

Got Tennis Elbow? - Don't Worry We Are Here For You

Tennis elbow is a type of tendinitis that causes pain around the outside of the elbow and arm. It is medically known as lateral epicondylitis. Swelling of the tendons is known as tendinitis. Tendons are bands of tough tissue that connects muscles to the bone. Tennis elbow is not limited to tennis players it can occur in anyone who strains the forearm. It occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendon of a forearm. It can affect people of all ages but it is common at age 40.

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The causes of tennis elbow

Repititive motion of the wrist, including tennis, excessive use of screwdriver or hammer, hedge clipping, painting, or any action that needs excessive constant gripping or squeezing can cause tennis elbow. The continuous tugging eventually causes microscopic tears in the tissue.

Signs and symptoms of tennis elbow

  • Tenderness on the outside of the elbow
  • Elbow pain is worse when grasping or holding an object
  • Soreness in the forearm muscles
  • Morning stiffness of the elbow with persistent aching

Risk factors

Factors that may increase your risk of tennis elbow include:
Occupation: People who have jobs with repetitive motions of the wrist and arm have more chance to develop tennis elbow.
Age: Tennis elbow affects people of all ages, but it's most common in the age of 40's.
Certain sports: Participating in racket sports increases risk of tennis elbow.

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To help prevent tennis elbow:

  • Apply an ice pack to the outside of the elbow.
  • Lift objects with your palm facing your body.
  • Maintain good strength and flexibility in the arm muscles and avoid repetitive motions.
  • Try strengthening exercises with hand weights. With your elbow cocked and your palm down, repeatedly bend your wrist. Stop if you feel any pain.
  • Rest the elbow when bending and straightening are painful.
  • Rest is the best treatment for tennis elbow. All the activities that cause pain should stop, to reduce swelling and pain.

Treatment for tennis elbow

An elbow arthroscopy helps to identify the location where the loose bodies and spurs are present. In which an arthroscope is introduced through several small incisions to the elbow joint. The loose bodies and bone spurs are removed using the arthroscope. This arthroscopic procedure takes only 30-90 minutes.

Dr. Thadi Mohan is a well-known consultant orthopaedic surgeon cochin. He is known as a dedicated orthopaedic doctor among his patients. He provides the best tennis elbow treatment Kerala.
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Monday, 22 January 2018

Grab Your Sport trauma management course

Sports trauma management is a curative course for the physiotherapists and other injuries experts as this course provides healthcare professionals skills to manage traumatic sporting injuries.

What is Sports trauma management?

Sports trauma management is a course that is designed to teach the core skills and knowledge to handle traumatic injuries in sports. This course is highly appreciated by the physiotherapists and another medical professional dealing with the sports injuries. Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Ernakulam has provided sport trauma management course to provide benefit to the people associated with sports or sports injuries.

What is the aim of the Sports trauma management?

The aim of the course is to provide assessment and treatment skills and knowledge which are essential to managing traumatic sports injuries. The course includes tutors own experience and practical hands-on techniques to make the course more interesting and enjoyable. The course gives a strong emphasis on the participation of students and provides practice of all the skills individually.  This will help to develop good medical skills for effective sports trauma management.

Sport trauma management course is beneficial for?

Sports trauma management course is beneficial for the medical professionals, such as
·         Doctors
·         Physiotherapists
·         Sports therapists
·         Sports Massage Therapists
·         Paramedical students
·         Medical/physiotherapy students

Which topics Sports trauma management has covered?

Sports trauma management has covered following topics.
·         Resuscitation- includes automated external defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
·         Head injury management- head trauma, concussion, and unconsciousness
·         Airway management- chest injury, anaphylaxis, bag valve mask ventilation, breathing adjuncts, ventilation using airway, portable suction devices, and oxygen therapy
·         Spinal injury management- cervical immobilization, spinal boards, Spinal injury assessment,  collar application, and strapping
·         Fracture management- splinting devices an injury assessment
·         Injury assessment- soft tissue injuries, structured assessment, and patient clinical records

What are sports trauma management course has provided?

Sports trauma management has provided specific skills to manage sports trauma and develop skills to provide first-aid treatment for sports trauma injuries.
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Ernakulam has good infrastructure and instructors to teach sports trauma management. Dr. Thadi Mohan is highly qualified and experienced orthopedic surgeon. He has many years of experience in treating sports injuries.

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