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golfers-elbow Golfer’s Elbow is a condition similar to Tennis Elbow, but it affects the inner part of the elbow instead of the outer part. While it commonly occurs in golfers, it can affect anyone due to overuse of the wrist flexor muscles. Examples include baseball players, bowlers, gardeners, cleaners, carpenters, mechanics, and assembly-line workers.

Symptoms of Golfer’s Elbow include:

● Gradually increasing pain around the inside of the elbow, though it can also develop
suddenly
● Pain exacerbated by shaking hands, squeezing objects, lifting, using tools, or performing
simple tasks like handling utensils.

Treatment for Golfer’s Elbow typically includes a range of approaches such as acupuncture, ice
therapy, stretching exercises, eccentric strengthening exercises, and ultrasound therapy.  Other
helpful treatment options include laser therapy, joint mobilization with movement, avoidance of
aggravating activities, and wearing a brace for support.

References
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2. Reece CL, Susmarski AJ. Medial Epicondylitis. [Updated 2023 Apr 10]. In: StatPearls
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK557869/

3. Konarski, W., Poboży, T., Kotela, A., Hordowicz, M., & Poboży, K. (2022). Ultrasound
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