What is Golf Elbow?
Golf Elbow is an elbow condition that causes elbow pain and most commonly affects professional athletes and active adults. Golf Elbow, also known as Medial Epicondylitis, occurs when excessive strain or repetitive motion causes the tendon connected to the medial epicondyle to become inflamed. These tendons run between the wrist and the medial epicondyle (the inner side of the elbow). This inflammation of the elbow tendon is worsened by wrist and arm motion and can lead to elbow tenderness and elbow pain.
How is Golf Elbow Treated?
There are multiple non-surgical treatment options for Golf Elbow and elbow pain. While elbow surgery may at times be unavoidable, our group of Board Certified Doctors and Physical Therapists strive to use Non-surgical treatments. Treatment for Medial Epicondylitis may include:
Doctors who treat Golf Elbow Pain
At Manhattan Rehabilitation Services, the premiere center for pain management in New York, relief is provided for multiple different elbow pain conditions, including another common cause of elbow pain, Tennis Elbow.
Our group of specialists includes Pain Management Physicians, Physiatrists, Physical Therapists and Acupuncturists. If you are experiencing elbow pain, looking for elbow treatment in NYC, or have already been diagnosed with Golfer's Elbow, call us to see how we can help you at 212-807-6599