Golfers Elbow

Golfers elbow or medial epicondylitis is painful condition of the inner aspect of elbow due to overuse.

It’s an inflammatory condition of the flexor tendons of the forearm at the inner aspect of elbow leading to pain.

  • Repeated over usage
  • Idiopathic
  • Pain – worse with movements
  • Swelling
  • Decreased grip strength
  • X rays – to rule out bony abnormality at elbow
  • MRI – to rule out soft tissue injury
  • EMG – to rule out nerve compression
  • Rest
  • Analgesics
  • Splint/brace
  • Physiotherapy
  • Cortisone injections
  • PRP injections
  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT)
  • It involves removing the damaged muscle and reattaching the healthy muscle at the elbow.

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Dr. Naveen Reddy is one of the Best Orthopedic Surgeons in Hyderabad. He has over 10 years of experience. Having completed his post graduation in Orthopedics, (D’Ortho and DNB Ortho, he was part of the Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad – 2009-2017. He has had the experience of working with the Best Orthopaedic Surgeons and gained extensive expertise in managing simple, complex trauma, knee and hip replacements. His patients consider him to be the best orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad. He has a fellowship in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty from world-renowned center Galeazzi Institute of Orthopedics, Milan, Italy under Prof Dr Lugi Zagra where he had great exposure and gained knowledge complex Hip & Knee Replacements.

The range of services provided by him includes Trauma – Fracture treatment, Knee Joint Replacement, Hip Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, Sports Injuries Treatment, PRP & BEMAC Injections, Viscosupplementation, Stem Cell Treatment etc.

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