What is Golfer’s Elbow?
Golfer’s Elbow, or Medial Epicodylitis, is an inflammatory condition affecting the bony prominence at the inside of the elbow.
Golfer’s Elbow is an overuse injury that can result from repetitive gripping, flexing or swinging of the arm. Certain activities may increase your likelihood of developing this condition, for example:
- Throwing sports
- Racket sports
- Repetitive strain associated with occupation
- Construction workers
- Localised tenderness of the inside of the elbow
- Pain when bending the wrist
- Weakness of the hand especially grip