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OVERVIEW

Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylalgia)

 

Golfer’s elbow is often caused by people who play racquetsports or golf. They may also have tennis elbow and overuse their forearms, traumatize their elbows by playing many “fat” shots of golf, or poor swing technique.

Common symptoms include pain at the elbow’s inner side and resisted wristflexion.

Most cases can be relieved by activity modification, anti-inflammatory medication, ice, progressive stretching, and strengthening. Recalcitrant cases only have the option of surgery.

GOALS

Possible Treatment Goals

  • Reduce the chance of reoccurrence
  • Increase your fitness
  • Enhance Function
  • Increase Muscle Strength and Performance
  • Increase oxygen to tissues
  • Increase range of motion
  • Increase Relaxation
  • Self-care for Symptoms
  • Increase tolerance for prolonged activities
RESOURCES

Additional Resources

PHYSICAL THERAPY
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SPORTS REHAB
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ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL THERAPY
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PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY
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HOME CARE PHYSICAL THERAPY

MANUAL THERAPY
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CLASS IV LASER THERAPY
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IASTM
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NEUBIE E-STIM
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SHOCKWAVE THERAPY

PRE / POST SURGICAL REHAB
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SHOULDER PAIN
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BACK PAIN & SCIATICA
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ELBOW, WRIST, & HAND PAIN
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HIP & KNEE PAIN
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FOOT & ANKLE PAIN
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CHRONIC PAIN

TMJ/TMD
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NEUROLOGICAL / STROKE
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VERTIGO
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BALANCE AND GAIT
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MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
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WORK INJURY