The management of tennis elbow. BMJ Clinical Review John Orchard, Alex Kountouris. What and who?. Systematic review 2 Australians – Professor in School of Public Health at University of Sydney and the Australian cricket team physio. Cause, presentation.
BMJ Clinical Review
John Orchard, Alex Kountouris
Tendinopathy - not thought to be an inflammatory condition now, so “lateral epicondylitis” no longer favoured.
The clinical features are
If the elbow’s range of motion is restricted, other diagnoses should be considered…
NSAIDs – topical or oral
Injections (steroid +/- LA)
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
Wait and see