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Chiropractic management of elbow tendinopathy following a sports related trauma. J Can Chiropr Assoc 2014 Mar;58(1):52-7

Date

03/04/2014

Pubmed ID

24587497

Pubmed Central ID

PMC3924509

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: This report describes chiropractic management of a case of sub-acute elbow pain and swelling with Active Release Technique® and acupuncture.

CASE PRESENTATION: A 41-year-old male presented to a chiropractic clinic with a primary complaint of elbow pain and swelling following a fall while playing basketball five weeks prior.

INTERVENTION AND OUTCOME: Treatment consisted of two sessions of needle acupuncture and one treatment of Active Release Techniques® (ART) applied to the left elbow region.

CONCLUSIONS: The patient's outcomes indicated a quick resolution of subjective complaints and objective findings with the chosen treatment. Further research is needed to demonstrate safety, clinical effectiveness, and cost effectiveness when compared to other treatments.

Author List

Gliedt JA, Daniels CJ

Author

Jordan Gliedt DC Assistant Professor in the Neurosurgery department at Medical College of Wisconsin




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