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Elbow pain: Lateral Epicondylitis (aka, Tennis elbow)

The technology boom of the past decade has not only made our lives easier (debateable), but also caused a surge in overuse injuries. Smart phones, i-pads, and laptops (to name a few) have become as common TV’s and cars to every household in America. 708 more words

When Should You Consider Tennis Elbow Surgery?


If you have a stubborn, chronic case of Golfer’s or Tennis Elbow, when should you start thinking about surgery? – If you’re like most, you regard surgery as a last resort – A serious decision not to be rushed into or taken lightly. 226 more words

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Common extensor tendinosis/tendonopathy, as discussed previously before, is one of the more frustrating conditions for both patients and clinicians alike. Part of the frustration has to do with incorrect labeling of the condition, which research has shown to be more of a tendinopathy/tendinosis. 486 more words

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Tennis Elbow, Surgery And The Placebo Effect

A surgeon who claims to perform surgeries, including for Tennis Elbow, that may only work due to the placebo effect – And a surprising recent medical study comparing actual Tennis Elbow surgery with a “placebo” procedure! 74 more words

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Surgeon Reveals Why Your Operation, Including Tennis Elbow Surgery, May Not Work

“Commonly performed operations can be found to be useless, according to a practicing Sydney surgeon.”

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Ian Harris, an Australian Orthopedic surgeon and Professor makes some startling claims in his new book, ‘

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Leading Surgeon Reveals Why Doctors Perform 'Unnecessary' Surgeries

A leading Sydney surgeon has admitted to performing surgeries that don’t work to appease patients. Professor Ian Harris notes that sometimes the only benefit from surgeries is the ‘placebo effect’.

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Placebo 'Sham' Procedure No Better Than Actual Surgery For Treatment Of Tennis Elbow, Study Finds

Surgical treatment of lateral epicondylitis: a prospective, randomised, blinded, placebo controlled pilot study Kroslak, Martin, Clinical School – St George Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW 2012… 217 more words

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