Golfers Elbow

Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) is a condition that causes pain on the inside of the elbow. usual as a result of repetitive ‘overstrain’ of tendons used for moving the wrist and hand, that attach on the inside of the elbow.

Despite its name, it does not just affect people who play golf, it also affects workers who do repeated activities with their hands, wrists, or arms.

What are the symptoms of golfer’s elbow?

The level of pain can vary from person to person, with some people reporting a mild niggle that comes and goes and others reporting a severe ache that can keep them awake at night.

Pain or tenderness on the bony lump on the inside of the elbow

Pain with gripping, doing activities such as shaking hands

Pain when lifting items such as a full kettle

Pain when twisting or unscrewing the lid on a jar or carrying shopping.

Pain with completely straightening the elbow.

How can you manage golfer’s elbow?

Anti-inflammatory gels may be helpful to control the pain, however it is best to see Proactive Osteopathy Clinic for proper examination and diagnosis and treatment.

Osteopathic treatment helps you to spend more time training and less time recovering.

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