or medial epicondylitis is a condition that involves the flexor muscles of the elbow. These muscles attach to the inside of the elbow and the humerus.
Like Tennis Elbow
, Golf Elbow frequently occurs in those who do not actually participate in the sport.
This injury can be due to a traumatic event, though it is more commonly considered an overuse injury. Elbow pain and forearm pain, soreness, arm weakness, and swelling are all common with this condition. Many times Golfer’s Elbow occurs when adults over train in the gym using heavy weights and don’t allow their body proper rest. In children, Golfer’s Elbow can be caused by repetitive activities such as pitching, golf, tennis, and squash.