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
Comparison of extracorporeal shock-wave therapy and wrist-extensor splint application in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis: a prospective randomized controlled studyJ Pain Res. 2018 Aug 2;11:1459-1467. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S166679
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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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