Medial Epicondylitis (Pitcher's or Golfer's Elbow)

Medial Epicondylitis occurs when the flexors of the forearm are inflamed or torn from overuse or a lack of blood supply to the regions, making tendons frail. The pain is located on the inside of the elbow.

Symptoms

  • Pain on the inside of elbow
  • Pain increasing with flexing of wrist
  • Pain radiating down the entire arm

Treatment

  • R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) method
  • Ultrasound and electric stimulation
  • Anti-inflammatory medication when necessary