Stop avoiding the golf course because of your elbow pain.
Does pain in your arm and elbow stop you from partaking in the summer activities you love?
Do you have to sit out of activities with your kids, friends or family because activity pain on the inside of your elbow?
You may have Golfer's Elbow.
Golfer's elbow causes pain on the inside of your elbow.
Your elbow may hurt when you make a fist, and it may feel stiff.
Some people with golfer's elbow feel weakness and tingling in the arm and fingers.
These symptoms can happen slowly or quickly.
So, why is your elbow feeling like this? What causes Golfer's Elbow?
Overuse of muscles in your forearm that you use to grip, rotate your arm and flex your wrist is what usually causes of Golfer's Elbow.
Repetitive flexing, gripping, or swinging can cause pulls or tiny tears in the tendons.
Despite its name, Golfer's Elbow isn't only caused by golf.
Other activities that may put one at risk or cause someone to experience Golfer's Elbow pain are:
Playing Baseball (aka"little leaguer's Elbow) - caused by excessive throwing
What can you do if you think you may have Golfer's Elbow?
We recommend seeking the help of a physiotherapist who can come up with a plan of action to gain mobility, reduce pain and get back to doing what you love, no matter what it is.
You can book an Initial Assessment by calling us at 306-634-6630.
If you are unsure if Physiotherapy is the right path for you, book a free 20 Minute Discovery Visit, instead.