Eccentric exercise for lateral epicondylitis

A systematic review evaluating eccentric exercise for lateral epicondylitis

With an annual incidence of up to 3%, lateral epicondylitis is a relatively common musculoskeletal condition experienced by a wide range of people. Current management focuses on pain reduction through resistance exercises and grip strengthening. Whilst eccentric exercise is the backbone of treatment for other tendinopathies, its effectiveness remains elusive for lateral epicondylitis. The following systematic review evaluated the effectiveness of this modality.

 
 

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