Tennis Elbow Treatment In Islamabad

About Tennis Elbow

Weakness, tenderness and pain on outside of your elbow suggests lateral epicondylitis that is commonly known as tennis elbow. This condition occurs as a result of overuse injury to tendons that connect muscles of forearm to your elbow joint. Incorrect form of playing sports like tennis or racquet and repetitive activities like using tools can lead to the development of tennis elbow. 

In addition to the repetitive overuse of muscles and tendons, pain in lateral epicondyle can arise from compression of posterior interosseous nerve in the radial tunnel or by instability of ligaments like lateral collateral ligament of elbow. Accurate and proper diagnosis identifies the underlying cause of elbow pain and appropriate diagnosis is key to successful treatment.

About Elbow Pain Specialist Dr. Aleem Liaqat

Dr. Aleem Liaqat, CEO of IPRC, is expert in treating different musculoskeletal conditions including elbow pain. His great experience and appropriate assessment and examination differentiates and identifies the root cause of your elbow pain. Dr. Aleem expertise in treating different musculoskeletal conditions makes him the world’s foremost expert and most sought-after specialist in Rawalpindi and Islamabad for treatment of lateral elbow pain.

Why IPRC Is the Clinic Of Choice For Tennis Elbow Treatment?

At IPRC, our treatment protocols not only focus on treating your symptoms, but it will eliminate the source of your elbow pain. We always use custom design and personalized treatment approach to treat the unique condition based on the appropriate diagnosis and examination.

Most physical therapy clinics use one-size-fit-all approach to treat your lateral elbow pain, treating all of patients with routine exercises and therapies that fails to show optimal outcome and does not promote appropriate healing. Inappropriate diagnosis mostly aggravates your condition, thus prolong the process of healing. If you want your lateral elbow pain to be eliminated for good in appropriate time period, then IPRC is the clinic of choice for lateral elbow pain.

Tennis Elbow Therapy In Islamabad
Tennis Elbow Therapy In Islamabad

Symptoms, Causes And Risk Factors Of Lateral Elbow Pain


  • Tenderness, pain and burning on outside of your elbow.
  • Pain that spreads to your wrist or forearm.
  • Poor grip.
  • Pain occurring with gripping of small objects.
  • Pain that occurs when you carry loads with extended elbow.
  • Pain occurring with activities involving twisting of forearm like opening jar or turning door handle.


  • Faulty grip during racquet or tennis sport.
  • Poor backhand form
  • Repetitive use of tools like chainsaws.
  • Poor rotation of trunk while striking.
  • Repetitive occupational overuse among carpenters, dentists, butchers and musicians.

Risk Factors

  • Incorporating improper techniques while performing sports like tennis or racquet.
  • Not being fit for sports.
  • Being out of shape while performing activities.
  • Middle age
  • Occupation that involves excessive use of arm and wrist.

Tennis Elbow Pain Personalized Treatment At IPRC

At IPRC, we use innovative and effective treatment options to resolve pain in the shortest possible time. Our first goal is appropriate examination and accurate diagnosis followed by providing personalized treatment approach depending on the nature of your pain.

Treatment For Your Lateral Elbow Pain Include The Following Therapies At IPRC

  • Therapeutic ultrasound to reduce pain, increase circulation and relax tissue tension.
  • Interferential current (IFC) is electrical muscle stimulation to relieve pain and promote faster healing of our patients.
  • TENS is used to slow down the pain signals that goes to brain and spinal cord which may help in muscle relaxation and reducing pain.
  • Dry needling is used for the relieve of muscular spasm and stiffness. It breaks trigger points which are tiny knots in your muscles.
  • Chiropractic care.
  • Therapeutic massage to reduce tension in your muscles and fascia.
  • Retraining to correct posture.
  • Stretching of muscles to reduce muscular tension and improve range of motion or mobility.
  • Manual release for reducing stiffness and pain and improving mobility.

Prevention Of Tennis Elbow Pain

  • Always seek professional guidance while you choose your racquet, to ensure proper racquet size that have appropriate circumference for grip.
  • Acquire a trainer or coach so that you can learn proper way of striking the ball.
  • If your occupation involves frequent use of tools, then you should take some time for break to ensure resting of your muscles of arm.
  • Apply ice to your achy and painful elbow.
  • Take adequate time for your recovery between work sessions and sports.
  • Warm up and stretch before activities involving repetitive use of arm.

Get Tennis Elbow Treatment That Really Works

With appropriate treatment, tennis elbow pain can be resolved within a month. Professional experts at IPRC, will help in speeding up your healing process with appropriate assessment and examination, physical therapy, and chiropractic care. Lateral elbow pain can be debilitating that interferes with your ability to enjoy everyday activities. Different pain medications treats symptoms without addressing the underlying cause. At IPRC, it is our mission to get rid of the root cause of your elbow pain and to correct it so that you can enjoy pain free life. Take your appointment today if you are experiencing elbow pain so that it can be treated, and you can enjoy life to its fullest.

Dr. Aleem Certifications In Physical Therapy

Certified Spinal Manual Therapist

Dr. Aleem has done various certifications in the field of physical therapy. He is Certified Spinal Manual therapist (Manual concepts, Australia). Spinal manual therapy is used to relieve neck pain, back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions by application of forces at joints of spine. These treatments are helpful in restoring spine dysfunctional areas.

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Dr. Aleem also delivers lecture on ergonomics at corporate sector in whole Pakistan including Telenor, PTCL and Ufone.