Golfer’s Elbow is the medial equivalent of Tennis elbow. It is often caused by repetitive movements, such as in golfing or carpentry activities. Due to overuse and repetitive use, the flexor muscles on the inside of the elbow become inflamed.
What is it?
Golfer’s Elbow, also called medial epicondylitis, is inflammation and pain in the wrist flexor tendons.
Common Signs & Symptoms:
Common symptoms include pain and tenderness on the medial elbow, weakness in gripping movements, and general weakness when bending the wrist down.
Assessment methods involve evaluating pain levels and location, testing strength and range of motion limitations, palpation for tenderness, and collecting a thorough patient history to determine the mechanism of injury.
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