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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Elbow pain: Tendinitis or tendinosis of the medial or inner aspect of the elbow. This is the location where the muscles which flex your wrist and fingers origina ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Golfer's elbow: This is medial epicondylitis, namely irritation and inflammation of the medial elbow that comes from grip or swing issues.
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendinitis.: It's an inflammation of the tendinous origin of the flexor muscles of the forearm. They originate on the bony prominence on the inner side of your elb ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Balaram
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendonitis. : Golfer's elbow is a inflammation of the tendons that insert on the inside of your elbow (close to the funny bone). Usually it causes pain with pressi ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Callahan
31 years experience Hand Surgery
Medial epicondylitis: Golfers elbow (medial epicondylitis) is a form of a family of disorders called "Insertional Tendinopathies." Essentially the attachment of the fle ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Golfers elbow: Golfers elbow is caused by stress to the inner aspect of the elbow. This is due to the position of the elbow during the swing process. Inflammation de ... Read More
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Dr. Raymond Raven
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Tendon injury: Golfer's elbow, technically known as medial epicondylitis, is due to overuse. Over time, this can cause injury to the tendons that attach your forearm ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: There are a number of conditions that affect the elbow area. The three most common conditions are "lateral epicondylitis" (tennis elbow), "medial epic ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Golfer's elbow,: or medial epicondylitis, is an overuse injury. Treatment: rest (no golf or other repetitive activities) until pain is gone; ice the affected area;OTC ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
NSAID's: You might consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (nsaid's) or acupuncture.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Tennis and golfer's elbows are terms used to describe a lateral and medial epicondylitis. One does not need to play tennis or golf to get these condi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical exam: See a physician, and all that is required is a physical exam to determine the location and source of pain.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Tendon vs. nerve: Golfer's elbow is due to the muscle tendon. Pain starts at the medial epicondyle and spreads down the forearm. Wrist bending, forearm twisting, & ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Rice is an acronym for rest ice compression and elevation. If it has been that long and you are still not seeing noticeable improvement, then a follo ... Read More
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