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Symptoms of Golfer’s Elbow

The primary symptom of golfer's elbow is pain that is centered near the bony knob on the inside of the elbow. Sometimes, it extends all along the inner forearm. You're likely to feel it when you bend your arm inward or flex your wrist toward the body. In most cases, the pain worsens gradually.

Diagnosing Golfer's Elbow

Your doctor will need to do a thorough medical exam to diagnose golfer's elbow. He or she may want to do a bone scan or an MRI to rule out other conditions.

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Reviewed by Varnada Karriem-Norwood, MD on February 25, 2013

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