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Golfer's elbow is a problem that doesn't get diagnosed as much as tennis elbow because not as many people know about it.  What it really is is a tendinitis in the medial tendon, not the lateral tendon.  So what you essentially have is that inside of the elbow.  How I describe it is if you take you hands and put them down to your side and have your thumbs point outward, in other words, your palms are facing forward, the part of the elbow that's bothering you will be that part that is associated with the thumb side.  That pain can be severe and be a real problem.  

By: Brian McDonough, M.D., FAAFP