What is medial epicondylitis?

Commonly known as golfer’s elbow, medial epicondylitis is a painful condition involving the tendons attached to the bone on the medial (inside) part of the elbow. Degeneration of the tendon’s attachment to the bone can lead to pain associated with activities that involve bending the wrist toward the palm of the hand (wrist flexion) and also with wrist rotation (pronation).

What are the symptoms of golfer's elbow?

  • Burning and pain along the inner (medial) elbow
  • Pain when making a fist
  • Weakness in the hands and the wrists
  • Numbness or tingling radiating into one or more fingers (usually the pinky and ring fingers)
Middle-aged man grabbing elbow in discomfort

What treatment options are available for elbow tendonitis?

If the symptoms persist, it is recommended to schedule a consultation with Dr. Yoon for elbow tendonitis in Los Angeles. A comprehensive evaluation will be performed and a treatment plan can then be discussed based on the findings.

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