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Bad pain in the inside of both elbows from attempting to do pullups , was told it is tendinitus what can I do to rid of pain?

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Dr. John Moor
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Avoid painful action

Golfer's elbow(aka medial epicondylitis) is partial pulling off of the tendons/muscles that flex the wrist and turn the palm down.
Pain says you're stressing an injured area and making it worse. Avoid pain. Don't tough through it.Try pull ups w palms down instead of up. If still painful, stop pullups and do any other exercises for the same muscle groups that don't hurt. May take 1-2 yrs. Brace?

In brief: Avoid painful action

Golfer's elbow(aka medial epicondylitis) is partial pulling off of the tendons/muscles that flex the wrist and turn the palm down.
Pain says you're stressing an injured area and making it worse. Avoid pain. Don't tough through it.Try pull ups w palms down instead of up. If still painful, stop pullups and do any other exercises for the same muscle groups that don't hurt. May take 1-2 yrs. Brace?
Dr. John Moor
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Dr. Tushar Patel
Radiology

In brief: Proper technique

Do slow controlled deadhang pullups with a slow descent.
Avoid kipping & swinging. Avoid locking out your elbows at the bottom of the pull up. You can get some more tips here: http://www.Glutenfreesociety.Org/wp-content/uploads/injuryfreepulluppo.Pdf listen to your body and take things slowly. Good luck.

In brief: Proper technique

Do slow controlled deadhang pullups with a slow descent.
Avoid kipping & swinging. Avoid locking out your elbows at the bottom of the pull up. You can get some more tips here: http://www.Glutenfreesociety.Org/wp-content/uploads/injuryfreepulluppo.Pdf listen to your body and take things slowly. Good luck.
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