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Issue Date: April 01, 1991
Published Online: May 22, 2014
Updated: June 13, 2018
Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis
Author Affiliations
  • Peggy L. Fillion, OTR, is a Clinical Specialist, Michigan Hand Rehabilitation, Inc., 27180 Dequindre, Warren, Michigan 48092
Article Information
Hand and Upper Extremity / Musculoskeletal Impairments / Practice
Research Article   |   April 01, 1991
Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, April 1991, Vol. 45, 340-343. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.45.4.340
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, April 1991, Vol. 45, 340-343. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.45.4.340
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Abstract

Lateral epicondylitis associated with cumulative trauma as seen in the clinical setting has usually involved long-term care with fair results. This paper describes the structured treatment program for lateral epicondylitis developed at the Michigan Hand Rehabilitation Center in Warren, Michigan. Results of the program, as reflected in five cases, have been a decrease in treatment time and a high incidence of return to work with no symptoms or reduced symptoms.