Study of Arm and Putter Movement in Golfers with Golfer's Cramp


About this study

The investigators will investigate golfers with visual evidence of an involuntary movement while putting before and after treatment with a low dose of propranolol.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion criteria:

  • Age 18-75
  • Complaint of golfer's cramp/yips
  • Visual evidence of a movement disorder during putting
  • Able to complete 80 putts during the session

Exclusion criteria:

  • Contraindication to treatment with propranolol
  • Movement disorder not when putting

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Charles Adler, M.D., Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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