Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:91 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #399
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Counter force elbow orthoses are recommended for lateral epicondylosis

How to Cite

OrthoEvidence. Counter force elbow orthoses are recommended for lateral epicondylosis. ACE Report. 2013;2(4):91. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/399

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

The Immediate Effect of Orthotic Management on Grip Strength of Patients With Lateral Epicondylosis

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009 Jun;39(6):484-9.

Contributing Authors: FS Jafarian ES Demneh SF Tyson

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here


52 patients suffering from lateral epicondylosis were organized to perform a grip-strength task with 4 orthoses (3 actual orthoses, 1 placebo), tested in a randomly determined order. This study compared the immediate effects of three commonly used orthoses on pain-free grip-strength in this population. The results indicated that counterforce elbow orthoses provided the greatest improvement in pain...

To view the full report, start your 30-day free trial today

No credit card required

JOIN Forgot Password?

Not sure if you want to join OrthoEvidence?

Access this report without an Account.

Success, an email containing a link to access this report has been sent to your inbox.

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

For Reprints and Permissions, click here

Please Login or Join to leave comments.