Tennis elbow tension ring

Objective
To provide relief to the proximal insertion points of the epicondyle muscles.
Indications

Prevention, or treatment of chronic tennis elbow.

Fabrication steps
Starting Position
Recommended products
Thickness mm (inches)
3,2 mm (1/8")
Perforation mm (inches)
Non Perforated
1.

Place the pattern around the forearm, just distal to the inflammation site.

2.

Wrap the pattern around the forearm.

3.

Give the ring a flattened shape by applying selective pressure with the thenar muscle (right hand in the illustration) on the area shown until the material is cooled.

4.

Fixation: Affix a piece of hook tape to the rear and the front of the ring (using dry heat). Insert the loop tape in the slot and affix to the hook tapes.

5.

Finishing: Ensure the edges have been curved outwards.