Golfer's Elbow

GolfGOLFERS ELBOW  (Medial Epicondylitis)

 By Dave Little, PT, CHT

The elbow is the second most common injury in golf. It is typically caused by a poor golf swing where the right handed golfer over-swings with the right hand, or just poor overall mechanics.

 

PREVENTIONS:

  •  Warm up with stretching and practice swings before your golf round.

 

STRETCHING EXERCISES:

Shoulder Retractions Shoulder retraction Exercises
Elbow - combined wrist extension with forearm supination elbow extension.
Combined wrist flexion with forearm pronation and elbow extension

SCAPULAR STRENGTHENING EXERCISES:

Rowing exercise Shoulder retractions and row Exercises
Rotator Cuff Strenthening External Rotation shoulder strengthening
Wrist flexion with pronation
Wrist flexion with supination

As always, See your local golf pro!

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