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Volume:7 Issue:9 Number:16 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #10512
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

No difference in 6-month outcome between ESWT and wrist extensor therapy for lateral epicondylitis


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OrthoEvidence. No difference in 6-month outcome between ESWT and wrist extensor therapy for lateral epicondylitis. ACE Report. 2018;7(9):16. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10512

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of extracorporeal shock-wave therapy and wrist-extensor splint application in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis: a prospective randomized controlled study

J Pain Res. 2018 Aug 2;11:1459-1467. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S166679

Contributing Authors: A Aydin R Atiç

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Synopsis

72 patients with lateral epicondylitis were randomized to treatment with either four weekly sessions of radial extracorporeal shockwave therapy or four weeks of wrist extensor splinting. Patients were assessed for outcome after 4 weeks, 12 weeks, and 24 weeks. No significant between-group differences were observed for pain at rest, pain on activity, functional scores, or grip strength at any follo...

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