Golfer’s Elbow

Conditions / Wrist Pain

Elbow pain highlighted, tennis elbow

What Is It?

Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is an elbow injury that often occurs due to overuse. Despite its name, it can occur not only in golfers but also in individuals engaged in various repetitive activities.

The main characteristic of golfer’s elbow is pain at the inner bony part of the elbow, specifically at the origin of the flexor-pronator tendons. This condition can occur as frequently from non-sporting activities as from sports.

Patient being treated for elbow pain

Why Is It Happening?

For instance, activities like using a hammer or a screwdriver for an extended period can lead to golfer’s elbow. If you have ever experienced elbow pain after manually assembling furniture without the aid of power tools, such as using a miniature screwdriver or hammering in wooden dowels, you may have encountered this condition.

In general, any activity involving prolonged wrist flexion and pronation, such as golfing, rock climbing, swimming, throwing, or occupations that require repetitive hand, wrist, and forearm motions, can contribute to the development of medial epicondylitis.

Sign Up For Our FREE Golfer’s Elbow Course!

Course Description

Screen shot 2023 05 17 at 1. 29. 35 pm

Our Framework, Our Philosophy

Ever wonder why we do more than just adjustments during your visit to our office? Learn why we emphasize chiropractic care in combination with modalities and specific rehab exercises to help you move better and feel your best.

Read More »
Pngtree golden fireworks png image 6499211


Join us as we celebrate a journey of growth, expansion, and endless possibilities at the GRAND (Re)Opening of St. Louis Sports Clinic this Sunday, 10/29, from 8:30am – Noon!

Read More »
St. Louis sport clinic full color formal logo option 1

Welcome to St. Louis Sports Clinic!

St. Louis Sports Clinic is excited to welcome new members to its community and reintroduce itself to loyal patients. With a commitment to understanding the root causes of symptoms and offering a comprehensive approach, they go beyond quick fixes to help individuals achieve long-term relief and peak performance. Their dedication to leading by example and continuous growth sets them apart, making it a place where people seeking more from their healthcare providers and wellness journey can find a home.

Read More »

Begin Your Journey To Optimal Performance!

Schedule An Appointment With Elite Sports Medicine Today!

Let Our Expert Team Help You

Contact Us!

Let us know what’s wrong, what you want to fix, or any other questions and we’ll help you ASAP!