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What is the difference between golfer's elbow and tennis elbow?

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Golfer's elbow is not as common or well known as its cousin, tennis elbow. Both are forms of elbow tendinitis, which causes inflammation and pain. The difference is that tennis elbow stems from damage to tendons on the outside of the elbow, while golfer's elbow is caused by tendons on the inside.

SOURCES: Ciccotti, M. 2004. Field, L. September 1998. Micheli, L. and Jenkins, M. , 1995. Wise, C. , 2005.



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Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on June 26, 2020

SOURCES: Ciccotti, M. 2004. Field, L. September 1998. Micheli, L. and Jenkins, M. , 1995. Wise, C. , 2005.



Clinics in Sports Medicine,Sports Medicine,The Sports Medicine BibleACP Medicine

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on June 26, 2020

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