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Tennis elbow… or is it?

March 1, 2011

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Tennis elbow is a painful condition in which pain is experienced on the outside of your elbow with lifting and gripping (especially when your elbow is straight) and can lead to weakness in the elbow and hands.  The condition can be attributed to poor technique related to tennis, however, more people suffer from tennis elbow […]

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Cortisone Injections: Helpful or Harmful?

October 30, 2009


Should I get a cortisone injection? Are they safe?  Do they help?  Is it a steroid?  Is it just going to mask the real problem?  Will it do more harm than good to the body in the end? These are just a few of the questions that I am frequently asked regarding cortisone injections.  Physicians […]

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