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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 13-19

Therapeutic management of tennis elbow


Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India

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Shibili Nuhmani
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-6308.149522

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Patients with conditions like tennis elbow are frequently referred to physiotherapy. Patients with this condition suffer from pain and tenderness over lateral epicondyle, which hampers their activities of daily living. Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is the most frequent type of myotendinosis and can be responsible for substantial pain and loss of function of the affected limb. Muscular biomechanics characteristics and equipment are important in preventing the conditions. This article presents on overview of the current knowledge on lateral epicondylitis and focuses on, conservative treatment and recent surgical techniques are outlined. This information should assist health care practitioners to manage symptoms, improve activity and reduce relapse who treat patients with this disorder.


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