Corticosteroid injection or Dry needling for Tennis elbow?

“You want to stick a needle into my Tennis elbow!” Ouch! Yes, some of the treatments for tennis elbow include sticking a needle into the painful bit, whether it be a corticosteroid injection or dry needling, which is acupuncture without using the meridians etc. So what is more effective Corticosteroid injection or Dry needling for Tennis elbow?

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  • Uygur, Esat, Birol Aktaş, and Emime Gül Yilmazoglu. “The use of dry needling vs. corticosteroid injection to treat lateral epicondylitis: a prospective, randomized, controlled study.” Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 30.1 (2021): 134-139.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).