Monday, November 11, 2013

Kecederaan Tendon - Golfer's Elbow

Mula-mula ingatkan cuma otot sengal-sengal biasa jer...2-3 hari hilang ler...tapi dah dekat sebulan tak baik jugak..tu yang mencari tukang urut dengan harapan hilang ler lenguh-lenguh otot ni tapi tak jugak...makin sakit...baru tergerak nak jumpa doktor yang seterusnya di refer ke orthopedic dan confirm muscle injury yang dikenali sebagi Golfer's Elbow

Macam biasalah..bila dah jadi macam kena lah buat research berkaitan injury ni dan jugak treatment yang sepatutnya.

Golfer's elbow is a condition that causes pain on the inner side of your elbow, where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of your elbow. The pain may spread into your forearm and wrist. Golfer's elbow occurs on the inside of your elbow. And it's not limited to golfers. Tennis players and others who repeatedly use their wrists or clench their fingers also can develop golfer's elbow. The pain of golfer's elbow doesn't have to keep you off the course or away from your favorite activities. With rest and appropriate treatment, you can get back into the swing of things.
Golfer's elbow is characterized by:
  • Pain and tenderness on the inner side of your elbow. 
  • Stiffness. Your elbow may feel stiff, and it may hurt to make a fist.
  • Weakness. You may have weakness in your hands and wrists.
  • Numbness or tingling. Many people with golfer's elbow experience numbness or a tingling sensation that radiates into one or more fingers — usually the ring and little fingers.
The pain of golfer's elbow may appear suddenly or gradually. The pain may get worse when you:
  • Swing a golf club or racket
  • Squeeze or pitch a ball
  • Shake hands
  • Turn a doorknob
  • Lift weights
  • Pick up something with your palm down
  • Flex your wrist
Treatment R.I.C.E

  • Rest. Put your repetitive activities on hold until the pain is gone. If you return to activity too soon, you may make it worse.
  • Ice the affected area. Apply ice packs to your elbow for 15 to 20 minutes at a time, three to four times a day for several days. To protect your skin, wrap the ice packs in a thin towel. It may also help to massage the inner elbow with ice for five minutes at a time, two to three times a day.
  • Compression. An elastic bandage, rather than a firm plastic bandage (such as zinc-oxide tape) is required. Usage of a tight, non-elastic bandage will result in reduction of adequate blood flow, potentially causing ischemia. The fit should be snug so as to not move freely, but still allow expansion for when muscles contract and fill with blood. Compression stockings are a viable option to manage swelling with graded compression. These garments are especially effective post-operatively and are used in virtually all hospitals to manage acute or chronic swelling, such as congestive heart failure.
  • Elevation. Reduce swelling by increasing venous return of blood to the systemic circulation. This will result in less edema which reduces pain.


  1. org power... memey mcm tu laaa
    mike smash kuat sgt.... hehehehe

    1. hehehe...dah tua lah bro...tu yang senang injured