The golfer elbow is very similar to tennis elbow and can be a nagging and extremely painful injury that has danger of recurring again and again.
The golfer elbow is a rather annoying injury for many golfers and usually greatly disrupts their game. This is because doctors will always advice that you stay away completely from game until injury heals completely. This may take quite sometime. The elbow is a joint and most joint injuries take much longer to heal than other injuries because it is difficult to completely avoid using a joint in our day to day lives.
Golfer elbow is usually caused by either sudden movement or continued recurring strain on tendons. A tendon in body usually joins a muscle to a bone. Actually this injury occurs on tendon around elbow area.
Apart from medication and rest away from golf, another way of dealing with golf elbow is by carrying out certain stretch exercises.
To prevent injury a golfer will have to introduce exercise into their golf training program. The exercises are mostly stretch exercises and strength exercises to improve strength and endurance of key muscles in body that are used in golf game and especially during golf swing.