A Comparative Study on Effectiveness of Therapeutic Ultrasound And Kinesio Tape In Treatment of Tennis Elbow

Published: October 10, 2022


Harsh Bansal, Lalit Arora, Reena Arora

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Background: Tennis elbow is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse. It effects the tendons near the origin of the wrist extensor muscles, which results in the functional loss in the affected limb. This leads to pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow

Methods: 20 males and females patients with age from 20-50 years were included in this study and were divided into two groups. Group A received ultrasound and exercises and Group B received Kinesio tape and exercises. The wrist joint strength was measured using a dynamometer, with pressure measured in kilograms, and pain severity measured using a VAS scale. Duration of the study was 4 weeks. Patients were assessed at 0th day and at the end of 4th week

Result: Both Group A and Group B showed significant difference in wrist strength and VAS. However in the examination of pre- and post-tests, wrist strength in Group A exhibited a more significant difference than Group B. VAS also revealed a significant high difference in Group A as compared to Group B

Conclusion: This investigation came to conclusion that Group A displayed a significantly higher difference. Therefore, in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis, ultrasound is more beneficial than kinesio taping


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Harsh Bansal, Lalit Arora, Reena Arora . A Comparative Study on Effectiveness of Therapeutic Ultrasound And Kinesio Tape In Treatment of Tennis Elbow. J. Multidiscip. Res. Healthcare. 2022, 09, 31-36
A Comparative Study on Effectiveness of Therapeutic Ultrasound And Kinesio Tape In Treatment of Tennis Elbow

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