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Lateral epicondylitis: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy an effective treatment

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April 2013

Lateral epicondylitis: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy an effective treatment

Vol: 2| Issue: 3| Number:76| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Resistant tennis elbow: shock-wave therapy versus percutaneous tenotomy

Int Orthop. 2008 Oct;32(5):671-7. Epub 2007 Jun 6

Contributing Authors:
YA Radwan G ElSobhi WS Badawy A Reda S Khalid

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Synopsis

62 patients with lateral humeral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) were randomized to either receive treatment with extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) or percutaneous release of common extensor origin to compare conservative and invasive treatment methods. The results following a 12 month follow-up indicated that both groups improved in pain scores and grip strength from baseline measures; althou...

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