Golfer’s elbow is a repetitive use injury similar to tennis elbow but causing pain on the inside of the elbow instead of on the outside. Patients with this condition suffer from pain and tenderness on the medial epicondyle, which is a bony protrusion on the inside of the elbow.
Weakness in the wrist, acute pain when bending the wrist palm downwards against resistance, resisting pronation and inward wrist rotation are all symptoms of Golfer’s elbow.
Acute medial epicondylitis has been treated with physical therapy, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, injected corticosteroids, ice, elbow bracing, and surgery.
Alternative treatments are either autologous blood injections or platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. The use of autologous blood or PRP injected into the site of tenderness is thought to stimulate an acute inflammatory reaction and concentrate various growth factors advancing the healing process.
If the interactive 3-D model below is not able to display in your browser, click here for alternate content.
Use your mouse, keyboard arrows, or hand gestures to zoom in and out, rotate, pan, and move the 3-D model. Tapping or clicking on specific parts of the model will reveal its name.
LOOKING FOR A PRP DOCTOR?
Search our nationwide directory now.