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صفحه نخست /ANewlyDesignedTennisElbowOrtho
عنوان
ANewlyDesignedTennisElbowOrthosisWithaTraditionalTennis ElbowStrapinPatientsWithLateralEpicondylitis
نوع پژوهش مقاله چاپ شده
کلیدواژه‌ها
TennisElbow,LateralEpicondylitis,Orthosis,Pain,GripStrength
چکیده
Abstract Background:Lateralepicondylitisisacommoncauseofpainandupperlimbdysfunction.Theuseofcounterforcestrapsfortreatmentoflateralepicondylitisiswidespread.Thiskindoforthosiscanbemodifiedtohaveagreatereffectonrelievingpainbyreducingtensionontheoriginof theextensorpronatormuscles. Objectives: To determine the immediate effects of a newly designed orthosis on pain and grip strength in patients with lateral epicondylitis. MaterialsandMethods:Twelveparticipants(sixmenandsixwomen)wererecruited(meanage=41±6.7years)andevaluatedfor painandgripstrengthinthreesessions.A48-hourbreakwastakenbetweeneachsession.Thefirstsessionwaswithoutanyorthosis, the second session was with the new modified tennis elbow orthosis, and the third session was with a conventional tennis elbow strap. Results:Bothcounterforcestrapswereeffective.However,significantlymoreimprovementwasobservedinpainandgripstrength afterusingthenewlymodifiedorthosis(P< 0.05). Conclusions:Thenewlydesignedstrapreducespainmoreeffectivelyandimprovesgripstrengthbycausinggreaterlocalizedpressureontworegionswithdifferentforceapplications(twocomponentvectorsversusone)
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