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Definition of Golfer's cramp

Golfer's cramp: A dystonia that affects the muscles of the hand and sometimes the forearm and only occurs when playing golf. Similar focal dystonias have also been called typist's cramp, pianist's cramp, musician's cramp, and writer's cramp. Golfer's cramp provides a reason to switch to tennis (and get tennis elbow).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3619
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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