Research proposal of a new clinic model for the interpretation of Lateral Elbow Pain: is it time to change?

SUMMARY Background. Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy (aka Tennis Elbow or Lateral Elbow Pain), is characterized by a specific pain located in the lateral epicondyle and referred to the dorsal compartment of the forearm. Manual labour and forceful gripping activities can exacerbate pain, by restricting a patient’s ability to work, train and perform simple daily tasks. In … Continued

Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis with Collagen Injections: a Pilot Study

SUMMARY Background. Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, is the prevalent cause of elbow pain among adults. Collagen injections are used to treat different musculoskeletal disorders. Type I porcine collagen has proved to enhance tendon repair in vitro. Aims of the present pilot study were to verify the effects of type I porcine collagen injections on … Continued