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Golfer's Elbow

Medial epicondylitis

An inflammatory condition of the medial (pinky finger-side) epicondyle

Also called Pitcher's Elbow and Climber's Elbow

Aggravated by wrist flexion and pronation (turning the wrist so that the knuckles point toward your head)


Pain and tenderness on the inner side of your elbow, sometime in the inner side of your forearm.
Stiffness/trouble making a fist.
Sometimes you will experience tingling and numbness into your ring and pinky fingers. You may experience weakness in your wrist and hand.

Aggravating Actions

Swinging a golf club. Shaking hands. Turning a door knob.
Picking up an object with your wrist pronated (palm facing down).


Forceful, repetitive wrist and finger motions

Activities such as golf, racket ball, some weightlifting exercises improper baseball pitching form, and EVERYDAY ACTIVITIES such as painting your house, hammering, typing on your computer, hammering at work or at home.

SOURCE: Dr. Robert Wertz. Seminar notes and personal communication

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Thomas Liberto, LMT, Personal Trainer

Lake Worth, FL 33460

Telephone: 561-420-3272