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Two Studies Validate the Effectiveness of Novel Tennis Elbow Exercise Using Thera-Band® FlexBar®

Akron, Ohio – September 8, 2010 – A simple and novel exercise using the Thera-Band® FlexBar® has been found to be effective at reducing the pain associated with chronic lateral epicondylitis — a.k.a. tennis elbow.  Two recent studies support the effectiveness of this inexpensive treatment. The first study, published in the September 2010 issue of […]

FlexBar Tennis Elbow Exercise Continues to get Coverage

The “Tyler Twist” using the Thera-Band FlexBar continues to receive lots of media coverage. The novel tennis elbow exercise, developed by Tim Tyler, PT ATC in New York, has been shown effective at reducing the symptoms of tennis elbow. The May 2010 issue of Health Magazine featured the “Do it yourself cure” The May 15, […]

New video demonstrates FlexBar exercises for elbow pain

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zB3TVb8a5mk] Note: the ‘unwinding’ portion of the exercises should be performed very slowly, for 5 seconds.

Introducing the newest THERA-BAND FlexBar® Resistance Option: Yellow!

Akron, OH – Performance Health / Hygenic Corporation announces the introduction of new Thera-Band FlexBar, Yellow Resistance, for upper extremity rehabilitation and stabilization training.  New Thera-Band FlexBar Yellow is the Extra Light resistance option for beginning rehab, pediatric, or geriatric patients, joining the Thera-Band color progression family of Red/Light, Green/Medium, and Blue/Heavy resistances. Thera-Band FlexBar […]

Reverse Tyler Twist with the Thera-Band FlexBar for Golfers Elbow

Recently, New York physical therapist Tim Tyler developed and researched the “Tyler Twist” exercise with the Thera-Band® FlexBar® for his patients with lateral epicondylitis, or “tennis elbow.”  The exercise was so effective that he terminated the clinical trial because the test subjects were improving so quickly over the control group of patients. As word of […]

Tyler Twist FlexBar Exercise Featured in New York Times

The New York Times ran a story on the “Tyler Twist” exercise using the Thera-Band FlexBar on August 25, 2009.  A recent study found this novel FlexBar exercise led to significant improvements in tennis elbow patients compared to traditional treatment. Lead researcher Tim Tyler, PT ATC was quoted in the article saying, “We couldn’t believe how […]

Exercise with FlexBar may help treat tennis elbow

KEYSTONE, CO – People with pain in the elbow or forearm from playing sports or just from common everyday activities, might be able to use a Thera-Band FlexBar and strengthening exercise to alleviate pain, say researchers who are presenting their study results at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Keystone, Colorado, […]