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Although the condition is associated with golfers, medial epicondylitis is much more commonly seen in people who are over using their arm doing something else. People who engage repetitive arm movements aretypically susceptible to golfer’s elbow. Last time, we defined golfer’s elbow and discussed causes and symptoms of this painful condition. Thisweek, we will examine recommended treatment options for golfer’s elbow.Treatment Options So what are the treatment alternatives? Me...
Posted on 2018-11-14
“Golfer's Elbow" or medial epicondylitis is an inflammation of the tendons that attach the forearm muscles to theinside of the bone at the elbow. Like tennis elbow, the cause of this condition is usually because of a specificstrain, overuse, or a direct injury. The forearm muscles and tendons inside of the epicondylitis - the elbow joint –become inflamed and injured from overuse. Golfer's elbow occurs most often in the patient’s dominant arm, butcan occur in the non-dominant ar...
Posted on 2018-11-07
Last week, we discussed the elbow condition known as medial epicondylitis, aka, “Golfer’s elbow”.  This week, we will explore exercises and other non-surgical remedies for this painful condition. Recommended Exercises Although the following exercises can be performed at home by the patient, some patients may find the help of a physical therapist necessary: Wrist Stretch - Because the wrist controls much of the action in your forearm, it can be directly related to t...
Posted on 2018-09-19
Golfer's elbow - medial epicondylitis is a painful condition caused by repetitive stress to the tendons of the forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of the elbow. The pain tends to spread into the forearm and wrist. This condition can result from repetitive gripping through exercise, sports, or certain occupations. Golfer's elbow can make it difficult to participate in certain sports and activities or to perform common household tasks.   This week, we will discuss the...
Posted on 2018-09-12

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