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Everyday Tasks Should Not Cause Discomfort

Publish Date
December 8, 2021

Golfer’s Elbow is also known as Medial Epicondylitis which involves an injury on the inside of

the elbow caused by excessive and repeated stress placed on the tendon. The muscles that bend

your wrist travel up and attach to the inside of the elbow. Then a tendon attaches muscles to bone

and becomes aggravated by overuse of the muscles over several days.  

Who experiences Golfer’s Elbow?

You do not have to be a golfer to feel the effects of this issue. It is common with anyone who

performs repetitive movements such as:

What are some of the symptoms that you experience if you have Golfer’s Elbow?

Why should you address this immediately?  

Tendons do not have an excellent blood supply, so if it goes unaddressed and you continue to

perform movements that aggravate you, this could cause the tendon to tear.  

It is essential to seek out a Physical Therapist to address these issues and tailor a treatment to

take care of your needs. It is necessary to have someone guide you through the appropriate

exercises and give you home exercises that will benefit you and your overall wellbeing.  

Sessions at Comprehensive Physical Therapy will involve hands-on therapy to address the

soft tissue restrictions and educate you on the proper ergonomic setup and return to sport.

You will be back to normal activities pain-free in no time

By Dr. Billy Beaudreau, PT, DPT, MTC, OCS, FAAOMPT

CALL COMPREHENSIVE PHYSICAL THERAPY TODAY AT 985-869-7221 FOR A DETAILED EVALUATION AND GET BACK TO DOING WHAT YOU LOVE!

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