presented by Ann Porretto-Loehrke
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Ann Porretto-Loehrke, PT, DPT, CHT, COMT, CMTPT
Ann Porretto-Loehrke is a skilled clinician and dynamic instructor. She is the therapy manager of a large department at the Hand to Shoulder Center. Ann is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) for treatment of the upper quadrant through the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine (IAOM). She has extensive…Read full bio
1. Treatment of Musculotendinous Issues at the Lateral Elbow
This chapter covers treatment for a musculotendinous issue at the lateral elbow using transverse friction massage, and rhythmic stretching, in addition to providing an overview of the literature regarding strengthening.
2. Treatment of Articular Issues at the Lateral Elbow
This chapter provides treatment methods to address issues at the humeroradial joint: manual techniques to address both hypomobility and hypermobility, which can contribute to lateral elbow pain.
3. Treatment of Radial Nerve Issues at the Lateral Elbow
This chapter provides additional special tests to determine if a radial nerve irritation is present, followed by a treatment proposal consisting of neural flossing, addressing underlying mechanics at the HRJ, and a brief overview of ergonomic considerations.