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Managing Golfer’s Elbow With Acupuncture

Managing Golfer's Elbow With Acupuncture

Most people describe pain on the inner side of the elbow as “golfers elbow” while doctors use the term medial epicondylitis. On a wider scale, a small percentage of people diagnosed with golfers elbow actually play golf! What is Golfer’s Elbow?  When there is strain of the inner part of the elbow (medical epicondyle), it causes inflammation and acute or chronic pain. How Does it Develop? Overusing the forearm can create fatigue in the muscles and tendons. This fatigue increases the chance of muscle and tendon strain and tears, leading to inflammation. In Chinese medicine, there’s an additional reason why

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