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AAOS2019: Comparing mid- to long-term outcome of counterforce vs. placebo brace for tennis elbow

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March 2019

AAOS2019: Comparing mid- to long-term outcome of counterforce vs. placebo brace for tennis elbow

Vol: 8| Issue: 3| Number:27| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Counterforce Bracing of Lateral Epicondylitis: A Prospective, Randomized, Double Blinded, Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial

Contributing Authors:
M Kroslak GAC Murrell K Pirapakaran

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45 patients with acute lateral epicondylitis were randomized to treatment with either a counterforce brace or a placebo brace. The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes of pain and function between the two types of braces. The primary outcome was frequency of pain on activity. Important secondary outcomes included severity of pain on activity, frequency and severity of pain at rest, and ov...

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