Muscular System

Muscle Structure

How does tennis elbow differ from golfer’s elbow?

Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow are both injuries caused by overuse of the muscles of the forearm. Tennis elbow, also called lateral epicondylitis, affects the muscles of the forearm, which attach to the bony prominence on the outside of the elbow. Golfer’s elbow, also called medial epicondylitis, affects the muscles of the forearm which attach to the inside of the elbow.


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