A Comparison of Laser and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapies in Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis


DEVRIMSEL G., Kucukali Turkyilmaz A., YILDIRIM M., Ulasli A. M.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.60, no.3, pp.194-198, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tftrd.2014.31643
  • Journal Name: TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.194-198
  • Keywords: Lateral epicondylitis, laser, ESWT, elbow, LOW-LEVEL LASER, RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL, MCGILL PAIN QUESTIONNAIRE, TENDINOPATHY TENNIS ELBOW, MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS, METAANALYSIS, MANAGEMENT

Abstract

Objective: Lateral epicondylitis (LE) is a common painful problem of the elbow. This study was conducted to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) and low-intensity laser therapy in LE treatment.