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Jocelyn Cox, Sharanya Varatharajan, Pierre Côté, Optima Collaboration
Study Design Systematic review. Background Little is known about the effectiveness of acupuncture therapies for musculoskeletal disorders. Objective To assess the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapies for musculoskeletal disorders of the extremities. Methods We searched MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials from 1990 to 2015 for randomized controlled trials, cohort studies, and case-control studies. Eligible studies were appraised with Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network criteria...
June 2016: Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Kenichi Otoshi, Misa Takegami, Miho Sekiguchi, Yoshihiro Onishi, Shin Yamazaki, Koji Otani, Hiroaki Shishido, Shunichi Fukuhara, Shinichi Kikuchi, Shinichi Konno
BACKGROUND: Although humeral epicondylitis is a common health problem, there have been no reports that describe its prevalence in Japanese general population, and relatively little is known about its etiology and associated risk factors. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES: This study aimed to clarify the prevalence of humeral epicondilitis in Japanese general population, and investigate the associated risk factors using the data from a cross-sectional study of the Locomotive Syndrome and Health Outcome in Aizu Cohort Study (LOHAS)...
2015: SpringerPlus
Xiang-Yu Zhang, Bo-Zhen Niu, Jian-Guo Zhao
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September 2011: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
Yunus Dogramaci, Aydiner Kalaci, Nazan Savaş, I Gokhan Duman, A Nedim Yanat
BACKGROUND: To determine the effectiveness of three different local injection modalities in the treatment of lateral epicondilitis. METHODS: In a prospective randomized study on lateral epicondilitis, 75 patients were divided into three equal groups A, B and C (n = 25) and were treated using three different method of local injection. The patients in group A were treated with local injection of a steroid (1 mL triamcinolone) combined with local anaesthetic (1 mL lidocaine), those in group B were treated with injection of local anaesthetic (1 mL lidocaine) combined with peppering technique and those in group C with local injection of a steroid (1 mL triamcinolone) combined with local anaesthetic (1 mL lidocaine) and peppering technique...
October 2009: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
P Modugno
The efficacy of cryotherapy, following the use of an ice bag, is evaluated in 21 patients of both sexes suffering from epicondilitis of the humerus. This treatment improved the clinical syndrome (pain and functional limitation) in 67% of the patients. Good results (4 cases - 19%) and negative results (3 cases - 14%) were also found, with the possibility of a relapse in the latter group.
March 31, 1983: Minerva Medica
P Marenghi, G C Tella
The Authors describe history, etiopatogenesis, clinic, therapy of omeral epicondilitis, very frequent affection. Physiotherapic aspects are studied by different methods. The indications are different compared to clinical aspect, pain modality, relapse eventuality. They conclude with personal considerations based on what observed in Orthopedic Clinica of Parma University.
January 1976: L'Ateneo Parmense. Acta Bio-medica: Organo Della Società di Medicina e Scienze Naturali di Parma
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