What is golfer's elbow?

Also known as: medial epicondylitis, baseball elbow.

Golfer's elbow is the more common term for a medical condition known as medial epicondylitis. Common in golfer’s and other athletes, it occurs when repetitive motion eventually causes inflammation in the tendons or bone of the forearm that attach to the inside of the elbow.

Reviewed by: Craig Spurdle, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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