epicondylitis


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epicondylitis

[‚ep·ə‚kän·də′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Infection or inflammation of an epicondyle.
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At that point a cortisone injection to the epicondylitis may help, or physical therapy, ultrasound or other treatment may be in order.
25 reported that, in general, the ESWT trials conducted on soft tissue disorders such as planter fasciitis, lateral epicondylitis and calcific tendenitis of the shoulder most of the time use a 1500 - 3000 shocks of a low-energy protocol applied mostly on the site of maximum tenderness and it is usually applied three to five times, once every week.
2010) Positive effect of an autologous platelet concentrate in lateral epicondylitis in a double-blind randomized controlled trial platelet-rich plasma versus corticosteroid injection with a 1year follow-up.
lontophoretic administration of dexamethasone sodium phosphate for acute epicondylitis.
7,8) Furthermore, epicondylitis bandage, which applies a compressive force near the origin of the wrist extensor muscles, may be used for such conditions.
What is the common name for lateral epicondylitis, which can affect the arms?
Cross-tabulation of gender with the sources of pain showed that osteoarthritis knee, rotator cuff syndrome, subtrochantetric bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, de Quervains tenosynovitis, lateral epicondylitis, plantar fasciitis and coccygodynia were more predominant among the females.
We identified two RCTs with a low risk of bias; one study addressed the management of persistent lateral epicondylitis (31) and the other focused on persistent patellofemoral pain syndrome.
Common diagnoses treated include: early joint arthritis, muscle strains, epicondylitis, and Achilles tendinosis.