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Unusual cause of wrist pain in a golfer
  1. A J McHardy,
  2. H P Pollard
  1. Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Pollard
 Macquarie University, c/o PO Box 448, Cronulla, NSW 2230, Australia;


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.

  • golf
  • injury
  • wrist
  • technique

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