Rehabilitation of a patient with lateral epicondylitis by a combination of radial shockwave therapy, instrumental soft tissue mobilization - Ergon technique, and Kinetic Flossing method: A case report
Rehabilitacija pacijenta sa lateralnim epikondilitisom kombinacijom terapije radijalnim udarnim talasima, instrumentalne mobilizacije mekih tkiva - Ergon tehnike i Kinetic Flossing metode - prikaz slučaja

Aleksandar Bisić, Igor Kovačić, Nenad Nedović
2022 Education and Research in Health Sciences  
Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is a source of pain on the lateral side of the elbow, which otherwise dominates the clinical examination, associated with weakness and difficulty in performing an extension of the wrist. The Ergon IASTM (instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization) technique is performed with ergonomically designed instruments that detect and treat fascial limitations while the Kinetic Flossing technique involves compression bandages made of elastic rubber bands. In a
more » ... r-old female patient, clinical examination and ultrasound diagnosis revealed inflammation of the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle tendon. After the examination, an intervention was performed based on a combination of the application of radial shock waves, Ergon IASTM technique as well as the Kinetic Flossing method. After six weeks of treatment, painless active mobility of the wrist with a normal tendon appearance was achieved, which is proof that this combination of physiotherapeutic procedures is one of the possible ways of conservative treatment of this condition.
doi:10.5937/erhs2201027b fatcat:ueurhfjajzck3phuywog4fa5ue