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Best Golfers Elbow Exercise for Elbow Pain Relief – Medial Epicondylitis

Elbow pain in the inner part of the elbow, commonly called Golfer’s Elbow (aka Medial Epicondylitis) can be stubborn and unresponsive to rest, ice, and stretching. If you are experiencing elbow discomfort and pain, have been diagnosed with elbow tendonitis, or you are frustrated that your elbow pain is keeping you from enjoying the things you love in life, this video can help.

Elbow pain in the inner part of the elbow, commonly called Golfer’s Elbow (aka Medial Epicondylitis) can be stubborn and unresponsive to rest, ice, and stretching. The elbow pain from golfer’s elbow can become chronic and feel like the pain is never going to go away. And it doesn’t have to come about from playing golf.

If you are experiencing elbow discomfort and pain, have been diagnosed with elbow tendonitis, or you are frustrated that your elbow pain is keeping you from enjoying the things you love in life, this video can help.

Most sports injuries, including golfer’s elbow pain, are caused by poor “eccentric” muscle strength. If eccentric control is not improved it can be almost impossible to get elbow tendonitis to go away and importantly, stay away.

What is eccentric muscle control? Muscle contract as they shorten, we all know that. But muscle also contract as they lengthen, like when you are setting down a glass of water slowly. You don’t just turn off your arm muscle and drop the glass down on the table, you lengthen your arm muscle slowly as you contract it. People can lose their eccentric “fitness” and end up with chronic sports injuries like golfers elbow pain.

There are some novel exercises which work to strengthen eccentric muscle control and get rid of the cause of chronic tendonitis. They work great for many sports injuries.

For inner elbow pain that exercise is the Reverse Tyler Twist using a Flexbar (https://amzn.to/3iB8uvz). It is shown in the medical literature to help reverse chronic elbow pain that is unresponsive to other pain relief methods. (Clinical outcomes of the addition of eccentrics for rehabilitation of previously failed treatments of golfers elbow. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2014 May; 9(3): 365–370.)

This video will help you understand the mechanism of eccentric muscle control and the need to train muscle control and strength into the lengthening phase of muscles, like with using the Flexbar in the Reverse Tyler Twist exercise. We go step-by-step through the instructions for this elbow pain rehabilitation exercise.

This elbow pain exercise is simple to perform and requires minimal equipment. It is not uncommon for people to notice great elbow pain relief within just a few sessions of doing the Reverse Tyler Twist. If you are having elbow pain after golfing or just doing simple things around the house like gardening, using tools, or even picking up things, the Reverse Tyler Twist exercise may help you.

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