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The two patients with the Lateral Epicondylitis applied the ActiPatch(TM) 500 to the brachio-radialis muscle over the lateral epicondyle.
There was a recently published randomized, prospective study of forearm straps versus extension wrist splints for the treatment of lateral epicondylitis.
Platelet-rich plasma injection reduces pain in patients with recalcitrant epicondylitis.
Table 1 Indications for Performing Arthroscopy of the Elbow Loose bodies Arthritis Synovitis Arthrofibrosis Osteochondritis Dissecans/Panner's disease Valgus extension overload Lateral epicondylitis Fractures Instability Radial head resection (need for)
The treatment indication was chronic shoulder pain with x-ray evidence of periarticular calcification in 85%, heel spur in 9%, and humeral epicondylitis in 6% of patients.
The control group consisted of 40 women with other, unilateral (on one side) upper extremity conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tenosynovitis (inflammation of the sheath that surrounds a tendon), or epicondylitis (tennis elbow).
Shock wave therapy, which has been used for kidney stones for 10-15 years, has become popular in Europe for orthopedic conditions such as calcaneus spurs, calcifying tendonitis, epicondylitis, and soft tissue disorders.
The study in the first poster was conducted to compare 2 different dosing application regimens of the HLT Patch (twice daily and once daily application) and oral naproxen for the treatment of pain associated with lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) in a 4-week open-label study that enrolled 52 adult subjects.
The medical term for this condition is epicondylitis, and it's characterized by pain on the outside of the elbow in tennis and on the inside of the elbow in golf.
Lewis Yocum and diagnosed with lateral epicondylitis, more commonly known as tennis elbow.