Golfer's Elbow

The warm weather is upon us so lets talk Golfer's Elbow aka. Medial Epicondylitis. Although less common than Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow presents as pain at the inside of the elbow due to overuse/ improper use of the flexors of the forearm. Hence the name, we see this commonly in golfers but also in other grip intensive activities such as rock climbing, mixed martial arts, pitching in baseball, swinging a hammer and even gardening. The tendons of the flexor muscles of the forearm (Flexor Carpi Radials, Flexor Carpi Ulnaris, Pronator Teres and Flexor Digitorum Superficialis) insert into a common attachment point at the medial epicondyle. In the acute phase these tendons become inflamed and s

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