Susan Findlay of the North London School of Sports Massage talks to sportsinjuryclinic.net about the use of sports massage therapy in treating golfer's elbow.
Treatment of golfers elbow is really the same as tennis elbow, but concentrating on the inner arm muscles. Stretching the muscles out using frictions, soft tissue release, myofascial release, effleurage and petrissage softens up the tissues and increases the blood flow to aid healing and improves muscle function.
Golfers elbow is a very treatable condition although it can take a few sessions. Individuals whose job require using the muscles in question may take longer to recover as this slows the recovery rate.
Golfer's elbow, or medial epicondylitis, is an overuse injury similar to tennis elbow (on the outside of the arm) but causing pain on the inside of the elbow instead. This elbow injury usually comes on...