Robert Unsell, MD treats Golfer's Elbow

Golfer’s Elbow

Gofler’s elbow, like tennis elbow is a form of tendinitis affecting the insertion point of the tendon onto the bone.  Due to the force of the muscle, this insertion point can become inflamed. The pain associated with golfer’s elbow is usually located at the elbow joint and on the inside of the arm. The pain can also be experienced when trying to grip objects or when shaking hands.

Treatment for golfer’s elbow initially begins with conservative measures which may include activity modification or a change in lifting mechanics, medications, use of a brace, or therapy. Surgery may be required if conservative care does not improve a patient’s symptoms and the patient continues to have difficulty with daily activity.

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Meet the Doctor

After graduating from Loma Linda School of Medicine Dr. Unsell spent more than a decade serving at Loma Linda in several positions including the Assistant Professor of Orthopedics as well as the Assistant director of the Hand Fellowship Program. He has been involved with the training of 35 hand fellows, 15 of which now hold academic teaching positions.