Medial Epicondylitis Prevention

Is it possible to prevent Medial Epicondylitis? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods in the condition center at ThirdAge.com.

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How to Prevent Medial Epicondylitis


Take these steps to reduce your risk of getting golfer's elbow:

  • Keep your arm muscles strong so they can absorb the energy of sudden physical stress.
  • After a short warm-up period, stretch your arm muscles before physical activity.
  • Learn the proper technique for activities that require forearm motion.
  • If you play golf, ask a golf specialist to check your:
    • Swing technique
    • Grip
    • Model of golf clubs
  • If you play tennis, ask a tennis specialist to check your:
    • Technique for hitting a forehand
    • Racket size and tension of racket strings



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What It Is
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Medial Epicondylitis Causes
Causes
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Medial Epicondylitis Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Diagnosis
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Medial Epicondylitis Complications
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Screening for Medial Epicondylitis
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Prevention
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