golfer's elbow

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Related to Medial epicondylitis: lateral epicondylitis, Cubital tunnel syndrome

golfer's elbow

n
(Pathology) a painful inflammation of the muscles on the inside of the forearm caused by exertion in playing golf
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golfer’s elbow

n (fam) epitrocleítis f, epicondilitis f medial (esp. Amer), codo de golfista (fam)
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SocksLane's new compression elbow sleeve can help those with golfer's elbow, or medial epicondylitis, if their doctor deems this a suitable recovery approach.
Lateral epicondylitis, more commonly referred to as "tennis elbow, " and medial epicondylitis, or "golfer's elbow, " involve inflammation, pain and swelling.
Prevalence and determinants of lateral and medial epicondylitis: a population study.
* Other diseases like medial epicondylitis, impaired sensibility, paralysis, etc., that would affect the outcome measure.
[9.] Shiri R., Viikari-Juntura E., Varonen H., Heliovaara M.: Prevalence and determinants of lateral and medial epicondylitis: A population study.
A commonly syndrome encountered in primary care, sports medicine and orthopedic practice is the degeneration, with or without tears, of tendon enthesis at the origin of the common flexor tendons of the forearm termed the medial epicondylitis. Medial epicondylitis, or golfer's elbow, describes acute or chronic tearing of the flexor carpi radialis and/or pronator teres muscles.
Lateral and medial epicondylitis, also known as "tennis elbow" and "golf elbow," respectively, are the most common tendinopathies of the elbow.
Elbow pain caused by persistent olecranon physis is relatively rare compared with other causes including medial epicondylitis, osteochondrosis of the humeral capitulum, ulnar nerve neuritis, and other soft tissue injuries [1, 2].
(2,4) Two of the most common elbow problems in golfers are lateral and medial epicondylitis.
Medically known as medial epicondylitis, it causes pain over the bony lump on the inside of the elbow.
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