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OT Assistant

Hand Therapy 129

Understanding Lateral Epicondylitis and Treatment Options


  • Understand, identify and describe the significance of the lateral epicondyle and the common extensor tendon
  • Explain 3 causative factors that may lead to developing LE
  • Identify the main movements or activities that put someone at risk for LE
  • Describe the pathophysiology involved in LE
  • Describe 5 conservative treatment interventions for LE
  • Outline and describe post-operative rehab protocols following surgery and list 3 possible complications
  • Discuss what prolotherapy is, what it does, how it works and what the research says
  • State 2 indications for surgical intervention
  • Outline the basic principles of surgery and list 3 operative techniques
  • Discuss research findings and the efficacy of elbow surgery and the efficacy of treatment techniques

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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