It is a condition that causes pain on the inner side of the elbow. The pain in joint spread into your forearm & wrist.
Golfer’s elbow is similar to tennis elbow, which occurs on the outside of the elbow.
It is not limited to golfer’s. Tennis players and others who repeatedly use their wrist can also develop golfer’s elbow.
Pain – Usually on the inner side of elbow. The pain sometimes extend along the inner side of forearm. Pain worsens with certain movements.
Excess or repeated stress – especially forceful wrist & finger movements, improper lifting, throwing or hitting as well as too little warm up or poor conditioning can also contribute to golfer’s elbow. Other activities and occupation that can lead to golfers elbow.
Usually diagnosed on the basis of the clinical history and a physical exam by the doctor.
MRI will be an investigation of choice to see the changes in the tendon.