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Similar to Skaffa, I had tennis elbow from overuse. I was playing golf, practicing and going to the gym regularly. At the time, I was playing Callaway X Forged 18's in PX 5.5.

 

Honestly using the Flexbar, doing the Tyler Twist exercises daily and taking a break from golf, is what I needed. The pain went away and the tennis elbow resolved itself after that.

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I've had issues with golfer's elbow in the past as well. I've found that the two things that help me the most are exercises, like reverse curls, that strengthen the forearms and stretching my tendons by pulling up on my wrist after hitting balls. Good luck! I know how painful it can be to deal with this issue.

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As someone that had it so bad I had to have to surgery to move the nerve , tendon and notch the bone. I lost a year and half with no golf. No fun.

Rest. Rest and rest. I can't stress that enough. Therapy is the next best thing. ( Also, make sure there isn't anything wrong with the your cervical spine. It can have impact elbows.)

Shots can help but I would not do more than one. As some said earlier. It can deteriorate the tendons.

The elbow also has some of the worst blood flow in the body. You should use heat as well as ice. The heat helps promote blood flow.

 

Graphite shafts can help. And stay off mats as much as possible. Good luck. It can be frustrating..

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Of the graphites, I find the Recoils to be much smoother than Steelfibers in the 110, but once you get to the 95’s and lower, very comparable. Both are great. The Steelfiber 110 is a lot different than the 95, which is fantastic.

I also find driving range mats atop concrete slabs to be the No. 1 cause of any soft tissue inflammation. If I only practice on grass, the shaft choice does not matter.

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