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Conservative interventions provide no benefit over no treatment for lateral epicondylitis

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May 2015

Conservative interventions provide no benefit over no treatment for lateral epicondylitis

Vol: 4| Issue: 5| Number:14| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Does Nonsurgical Treatment Improve Longitudinal Outcomes of Lateral Epicondylitis Over No Treatment? A Meta-analysis

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Mar;473(3):1093-107.

Contributing Authors:
ET Sayegh RJ Strauch

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Synopsis

22 studies, which included a total of 2280 participants with lateral epicondylitis, were analyzed in this meta-analysis with the purpose of comparing the effectiveness of conservative treatments to no treatment. Outcomes of interest included overall improvement, need for escape interventions, outcome scores, and improved grip strength over intermediate follow-up. The results revealed that when com...

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