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Elbow Pain

Lateral Elbow Pain
Lateral Elbow Pain

Lateral Elbow Pain
(e.g. Lateral Epicondylitis)

There are two choices:

B-set (first photo): The best choice for pain occurring on the lateral side of the elbow, for example, for pain from lateral epicondylitis, is to place one 2-inch diameter round Primary Electrode directly over the pain site, and place the second 2-inch diameter round Primary Electrode on the distal end of the triceps on the posterior of the elbow. This provides the greatest pain relief for lateral epicondylitis.

E-set (second photo): If the elbow is sensitive to stimulation and if the elbow pain is focused in a single location then only one electrode is placed on the elbow.

For pain occurring on the lateral side of the elbow, for example, for pain from lateral epicondylitis, the small round Primary Electrode should be placed directly over the pain site as shown in the photo above.

One corner of the rectangular Secondary Electrode should be located just posterior to the AC joint and be placed along the spine of scapula as shown in the second photo above. This is the most comfortable location to receive stimulation in the shoulder from the rectangular Secondary Electrode. There is no maximum distance limitation between the two electrodes.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Motion: The patient should gently articulate their elbow and wrist (rotation as well as extension and flexion) to shift the location of the electrical field so that the sensation from the electrical signals focuses on and encompasses the pain site in the elbow.

Medial Elbow Pain
Medial Elbow Pain

Medial Elbow Pain ​
(e.g. Medial Epicondylitis)

There are two choices:

B-set (first photo): The best choice for pain occurring on the medial side of the elbow, for example, for pain from medial epicondylitis, is to place one 2-inch diameter round Primary Electrode directly over the pain site, and place the second 2-inch diameter round Primary Electrode on the distal end of the triceps on the posterior of the elbow. This provides the greatest pain relief for medial epicondylitis.

E-set (second photo): If the elbow is sensitive to stimulation and if the elbow pain is focused in a single location then only one electrode is placed on the elbow.

For pain occurring on the medial side of the elbow, for example, for pain from medial epicondylitis, the small round Primary Electrode should be placed directly over the pain site as shown in the photo above.

One corner of the rectangular Secondary Electrode should be located just posterior to the AC joint and be placed along the spine of scapula as shown in the second photo above. This is the most comfortable location to receive stimulation in the shoulder from the rectangular Secondary Electrode. There is no maximum distance limitation between the two electrodes.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Motion: The patient should gently articulate their elbow and wrist (rotation as well as extension and flexion) to shift the location of the electrical field so that the sensation from the electrical signals focuses on and encompasses the pain site in the elbow.

Posterior Elbow Pain

Posterior Elbow Pain

Posterior Elbow Pain ​
(e.g. Triceps Tendinitis)

There are two choices:

B-set (first photo): The best choice for pain occurring on the posterior side of the elbow, for example, for pain from triceps tendinitis, is to place one 2-inch diameter round Primary Electrode directly over the pain site on the posterior of the elbow, and place the second 2-inch diameter round Primary Electrode on the lateral or medial side of the elbow over the lateral or medial epicondyle. This provides the greatest pain relief for posterior elbow pain.

E-set (second photo): If the elbow is sensitive to stimulation and if the elbow pain is focused in a single location then only one electrode is placed on the elbow.

For pain occurring on the posterior side of the elbow, for example, for pain from triceps tendinitis, the small round Primary Electrode should be placed directly over the pain site as shown in the photo above.

One corner of the rectangular Secondary Electrode should be located just posterior to the AC joint and be placed along the spine of scapula as shown in the second photo above. This is the most comfortable location to receive stimulation in the shoulder from the rectangular Secondary Electrode. There is no maximum distance limitation between the two electrodes.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Motion: The patient should gently articulate their elbow and wrist (rotation as well as extension and flexion) to shift the location of the electrical field so that the sensation from the electrical signals focuses on and encompasses the pain site in the elbow.

Distal Biceps Tendinitis
Distal Biceps Tendinitis

E-set: For pain occurring at the distal end of the biceps tendon, for example from biceps tendinitis, the small round Primary Electrode should be placed directly over the pain site as shown in the photo above.

One corner of the rectangular Secondary Electrode should be located just posterior to the AC joint and be placed along the spine of scapula as shown in the photo above. This is the most comfortable location to receive stimulation in the shoulder from the rectangular Secondary Electrode. There is no maximum distance limitation between the two electrodes.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Motion: The patient should gently articulate their elbow and wrist (rotation as well as extension and flexion) to shift the location of the electrical field so that the sensation from the electrical signals focuses on and encompasses the pain site in the elbow.

Warning: Electrodes must not touch each other.

Bilateral Elbow Pain
Bilateral Elbow Pain
(Equal Pain in Two Locations)

B-set: For bilateral elbow pain, two round Primary Electrodes, both the same size, may be placed on the elbow, one over each respective pain location. Since bilateral elbow pain typically presents on the lateral and medial sides of the elbow, one 2-inch diameter round Primary Electrode is placed on the lateral side of the elbow, and one 2-inch diameter round Primary Electrode is placed on the medial side of the elbow as shown in the photo above.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Motion: The patient should gently articulate their elbow and wrist (rotation as well as extension and flexion) to shift the location of the electrical field so that the sensation from the electrical signals focuses on and encompasses both pain sites in the elbow.