OG Anunoby's Elbow Conundrum: Tennis Elbow or Golfer's Elbow?

OG Anunoby's Elbow Conundrum: Tennis Elbow or Golfer's Elbow?
OG Anunoby's Elbow Conundrum: Tennis Elbow or Golfer's Elbow?

OG Anunoby's Elbow Injury

After missing several games due to "injury management," OG Anunoby's injury designation has been revised to "right elbow tendinopathy." This ambiguous term encompasses a range of conditions, including tennis elbow and golfer's elbow, which involve inflammation of the tendons around the elbow.

Dr. Andrew Rokito, chief of shoulder and elbow surgery at NYU Langone Orthopedics, notes that the lack of specificity in Anunoby's diagnosis makes it difficult to assess the severity of the injury. "It's a very generic term," he says. "We don't know if it's tennis elbow or golfer's elbow or something else."

Conservative treatments for elbow tendinopathy typically involve rest, anti-inflammatories, stretching, and physical therapy. If these measures prove ineffective, cortisone or PRP injections may be conside

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