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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:28 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #686
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Botulinum Toxin A injection is an effective treatment for radial epicondylitis


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OrthoEvidence. Botulinum Toxin A injection is an effective treatment for radial epicondylitis . ACE Report. 2013;2(7):28. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/686

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Treatment of Chronic Radial Epicondylitis with Botulinum Toxin A: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Multicenter Study

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Feb;89(2):255-60.

Contributing Authors: R Placzek W Drescher G Deuretzbacher A Hempfing AL Meiss

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Synopsis

132 patients with radial epicondylitis/tennis elbow were randomized to either receive an injection of botulinum toxin A into the forearm extensor muscles, or a placebo, to determine whether one treatment is superior to the other. The results indicated that an injection of botulinum toxin A was beneficial in improving the symptoms of patients with radial epicondylitis. Patients treated with botulin...

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