If you have inner elbow pain, you might have golfer’s elbow. It doesn’t just affect golfers. Use these exercises for long-term improvement and pain relief.
A Research Proven Exercise
Research shows that the Reverse Tyler Twist exercise improves golfer’s elbow, even when other treatments have failed. It’s an eccentric wrist flexor exercise that’s easy to add to your physical therapy routine.
|1. TheraBand FlexBar Reverse Tyler Twist for Golfer’s Elbow|
Check out this video to learn how to do the Reverse Tyler Twist using your FlexBar.
Resistance Band Exercises
Elastic resistance band exercises are great because the bands are economical and more portable than traditional dumbbell weights. Exercise two and three both work your elbow and wrist muscles to keep them strong and balanced.
|2. TheraBand Wrist Flexion|
Switch to your left arm
|3. TheraBand Wrist Extension|
TIP: Focus on bending your wrist and not your elbow during this exercise.
No Equipment Needed Exercises
The last two exercises don’t require any special tools. You can do them with a dumbbell you might already have or even a water bottle.
|4. Wrist Curls|
TIP: Keep your forearm flat on the table. Let your wrist do the work.
|5. Resisted Forearm Supination and Pronation|
TIP: Rotate your forearm not your elbow.
Tyler, T. F., MS, PT, ATC, Nicholas, S. J., MD, Schmitt, B. M., DPT, ATC, Mullaney, M., DPT, & Hogan, D. E., MS. (2014, May). Clinical Outcomes of the Addition of Eccentrics for Rehabilitation of Previously Failed Treatments of Golfers Elbow. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2uflCx6
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