New Developments in the Use of Biologics and Other Modalities in the Management of Lateral Epicondylitis

@inproceedings{Kahlenberg2015NewDI,
  title={New Developments in the Use of Biologics and Other Modalities in the Management of Lateral Epicondylitis},
  author={Cynthia A Kahlenberg and Michael John Knesek and Michael Allen Terry},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2015}
}
Lateral epicondylitis is a common source of elbow pain. Though it is often a self-limited condition, refractory lateral epicondylitis can lead to problems with activities of daily living and sometimes requires sick leave from work. Therefore prompt treatment is essential. Histopathologic studies have suggested that lateral epicondylitis is a tendinopathy, associated with apoptosis and autophagy, rather than a tendonitis associated with inflammation. Although corticosteroids have been used for… CONTINUE READING
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