The primary difference between tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow is where it’s located in your body. We recently came across another great article by Dr. Kevin McIntyre of Burlington Sports Therapy that explains the distinction between these two common elbow injuries. Here’s an excerpt:
What is the difference between tennis elbow and golfers elbow? This is a common question we encounter in our clinic and the answer is quite simple. It actually has nothing to do with either of those sports really; it is more based on anatomical location. Golfers can have tennis elbow and tennis players can have golfers elbow. The primary difference is that one affects the outside of your elbow and the other affects the inside of your elbow.
Check out the full article and learn more about tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow and what you can do to prevent these common elbow injuries.