Unusual cause of wrist pain in a golfer.

A. J. McHardy*, H. P. Pollard

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Wrist injury is common in golfers and normally occurs at the impact of the club with the ball. The unusual case is reported of a low handicap golfer with wrist pain aggravated by the putting stroke. The condition was resolved with treatment. The likely mechanism for the injury is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Sports Medicine
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2004

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Copyright retained by the author(s). Article originally published in British Journal of Sports Medicine, Volume 38, Issue 6, p. e34 (2pgs). The original article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsm.2004.011783. Article archived for private and non-commercial use with the permission of the author and according to publisher conditions. For further information see http://www.bmj.com/.


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