Tennis Elbow
Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy and Deep Tissue Release Singapore

Tennis Elbow (medically known as lateral epicondylitis) is a common elbow pain faced by many people. Its main characteristic is pain over the outer side of the elbow (as opposed to the inner part of elbow of Golfer's Elbow), that can travel or radiate down the forearm. Also, despite the name, this condition does not only affect tennis players or professionals.

In fact, Tennis Elbow is so common it affects about 3% of the population, and is often caused by work-related activities (though yes, people who play racquet games and sports are prone to this condition but only in 5% of the group). Both men and women aged 30 - 50 years suffer from it.

It starts as swelling, inflammation and pain at the outer part of the elbow and forearm, just above the elbow joint. The activities that cause it are similar to the activities that also cause Golfer's Elbow, which are prolonged gripping activities e.g. weight lifting, musical instruments, digging, driving, hammering and racquet games. If the patient disregard the pain and inflammation, this may become a chronic tendon problem with persistent pain and degeneration as well as weakness of the elbow and tendon.

This condition is relatively straightforward to diagnose and treat - patient presents with pain in the outer part of the elbow (the lateral epicondyle) when it is palpated or touched, and when the elbow is straightened and/or wrist is extended. The pain is aggravated with gripping-related activities, and gets worse if it is prolonged.

During the initial, more acute stage, we will start you on pain relief approaches such as Cold Therapy and Electrotherapy to decrease the inflammation and provide pain relief. Then we will reinforce patient to rest the injured part, but if the patient prefers to, we can fabricate a splint that will ease the pain and still allow the patient to continue their daily activities and work.

Once the acute stage is over, we will start more active hand therapy and/or physiotherapy interventions - active range of motion exercises, resistive Exercise and Movement therapy, ultrasound to accelerate healing, and activity modification to prevent Tennis Elbow from recurring.

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Phoenix Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.

Areas of specialization

  • physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
  • hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
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All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.

Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover. They then provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations.

As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth, but you can also make an appointment without seeing any doctors (that being said, if you do need a referral to a specialist orthopedic surgeon or sports GP, we will recommend you too as value added service at no additional costs to you).

The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver (we are proud to say that we try our best to only engage the most experienced and specialist therapists - which makes a big difference in clinical outcomes).

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Finally I know what I have, my pain decreased and now I'm back to work!

Regional Sales Manager

OMG. The pain levels in my hands have dropped dramatically, about 60-70%


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