Reading Lists: Lateral Epicondylalgia

Reading Lists: Lateral Epicondylitis/Epicondylalgia

  • Stasinopoulos D, Johnson MI. ‘Lateral elbow tendinopathy’ is the most appropriate diagnostic term for the condition commonly referred-to as lateral epicondylitis. Medical Hypotheses 2006;67(6):1400–2.
  • Rayan GM. Lateral elbow tendinopathy: a less inflammatory term than lateral epicondylitis, tennis elbow or workers’elbow. The Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association 2002 Feb;95(2):76–8.
  • Hong QN, Durand MJ, Loisel P. Treatment of lateral epicondylitis: where is the evidence? Joint Bone Spine 2004;71(5):369–73.
  • Goguin JP, Rush F. Lateral epicondylitis. What is it really? Current Orthopaedics 2003;17:386–9.
  • Helliwell PS. The elbow, forearm, wrist and hand. Bailliere’s Clinical Rheumatology 1999 Jun;13(2):311–28.
  • Piligian G, Herbert R, HearnsM, Dropkin J, Landsbergis P, CherniackM. Evaluation andmanagement of chronicwork-relatedmusculoskeletal disorders of the distal upper extremity. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2000 Jan;37(1):75–93.
  • Shiri R, Varonen H, Heliövaara M, Viikari-Juntura E. Hand dominance in upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders.The Journal of Rheumatology 2007 May;34(5):1076–82.
  • Hamilton PG. The prevalence of humeral epicondylitis: a survey in general practice. The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners 1986 Oct;36(291):464–5.
  • Rineer CA, Ruch DS. Elbow tendinopathy and tendon ruptures: epicondylitis, biceps and triceps ruptures. The Journal of Hand Surgery 2009 Mar;34(3):566–76.
  • Chard MD, Hazleman BL. Tennis elbow – a reappraisal. British Journal of Rheumatology 1989 Jun;28(3):186–90.
  • Ono Y, Nakamura R, Shimaoka M, Hiruta S, Hattori Y, Ichihara G, et al. Epicondylitis among cooks in nursery schools. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 1998 Mar;55(3):172–9.
  • Dorf ER, Chhabra AB, Golish SR, McGinty JL, Pannunzio ME. Effect of elbow position on grip strength in the evaluation of lateral epicondylitis. The Journal of Hand Surgery 2007 Jul–Aug;32(6):882–6.
  • Verhaar JA. Tennis elbow. Anatomical, epidemiological and therapeutic aspects. International Orthopaedics 1994 Oct;18(5):263–7.
  • Roto P, Kivi P. Prevalence of epicondylitis and tenosynovitis among meat cutters. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 1984 Jun;10(3):203–5.
  • Descatha A, Leclerc A, Chastang JF, Roquelaure Y. Medial epicondylitis in occupational settings: prevalence, incidence and associated risk factors. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine/American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2003 Sep;45(9):993–1001.
  • Kurppa K, Viikari-Juntura E, Kuosma E, Huuskonen M, Kivi P. Incidence of tenosynovitis or peritendinitis and epicondylitis in a meat-processing factory. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 1991 Feb;17(1):32–7.
  • Leclerc A, Landre MF, Chastang JF, Niedhammer I, Roquelaure Y. Upper-limb disorders in repetitive work. Scandinavian
  • Journal of Work, Environment & Health 2001 Aug;27(4):268–78.
  • Feleus A, Bierma-Zeinstra SM, Miedema HS, Bernsen RM, Verhaar JA, Koes BW. Incidence of non-traumatic complaints of arm, neck and shoulder in general practice. Manual Therapy 2008 Oct;13(5):426–33.
  • Shiri R, Viikari-Juntura E, Varonen H, Heliovaara M. Prevalence and determinants of lateral and medial epicondylitis: a population study. American Journal of Epidemiology 2006 Dec 1;164(11):1065–74.
  • Nordander C, Ohlsson K, Akesson I, Arvidsson I, Balogh I, Hansson GA, et al. Risk of musculoskeletal disorders among females and males in repetitive/constrained work. Ergonomics 2009 Oct;52(10):1226–39.
  • Wolf JM, Mountcastle S, Burks R, Sturdivant RX, Owens BD. Epidemiology of lateral and medial epicondylitis in a military population. Military Medicine May;175(5):336–9.
  • Viikari-Juntura E. Tenosynovitis, peritendinitis and the tennis elbow syndrome. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 1984 Dec;10(6 Spec No):443–9.
  • Harrington JM, Carter JT, Birrell L, Gompertz D. Surveillance case definitions for work related upper limb pain syndromes. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 1998 Apr;55(4):264–71.
  • Shahabpour M, Kichouh M, Laridon E, Gielen JL, De Mey J. The effectiveness of diagnostic imaging methods for the assessment of soft tissue and articular disorders of the shoulder and elbow. European Journal of Radiology 2008 Feb; 65(2):194–200.
  • Kijowski R, Tuite M, Sanford M. Magnetic resonance imaging of the elbow. Part II: abnormalities of the ligaments, tendons, and nerves. Skeletal Radiology 2005 Jan;34(1):1–18.
  • Walz DM, Newman JS, Konin GP, Ross G. Epicondylitis: pathogenesis, imaging, and treatment. Radiographics Jan–Feb; 30(1):167–84.
  • Miller TT, Shapiro MA, Schultz E, Kalish PE. Comparison of sonography and MRI for diagnosing epicondylitis. Journal of Clinical Ultrasound 2002 May;30(4):193–202.
  • Kijowski R, De Smet AA. Magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients with medial epicondylitis. Skeletal Radiology 2005 Apr;34(4):196–202.
  • Levin D, Nazarian LN, Miller TT, O’Kane PL, Feld RI, Parker L, et al. Lateral epicondylitis of the elbow: US findings. Radiology 2005 Oct;237(1):230–4.
  • Helliwell PS, Bennett RM, Littlejohn G, Muirden KD, Wigley RD. Towards epidemiological criteria for soft-tissue disorders of the arm. Occupational Medicine (Oxford, England) 2003 Aug;53(5):313–9.
  • Sluiter JK, Rest KM, Frings-Dresen MH. Criteria document for evaluating the work-relatedness of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 2001;27(Suppl. 1):1–102.
  • Palmer K, Coggon D, Cooper C, Doherty M. Work related upper limb disorders: getting down to specifics. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 1998 Aug;57(8):445–6.
  • Palmer K, Walker-Bone K, Linaker C, Reading I, Kellingray S, Coggon D, et al. The Southampton examination schedule for the diagnosis of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2000 Jan;59(1):5–11.
  • Walker-Bone K, Byng P, Linaker C, Reading I, Coggon D, Palmer KT, et al. Reliability of the Southampton examination schedule for the diagnosis of upper limb disorders in the general population. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2002 Dec;61(12):1103–6.
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  •  Allander E. Prevalence, incidence and remission rates of some common rheumatic diseases or syndromes. Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology 1974;3:145–53.
  • McCormack Jr RR, Inman RD, Wells A, Berntsen C, Imbus HR. Prevalence of tendinitis and related disorders of the upper extremity in a manufacturing workforce. The Journal of Rheumatology 1990 Jul;17(7):958–64.
  • Viikari-Juntura E, Kurppa K, Kuosma E, Huuskonen M, Kuorinka I, Ketola R, et al. Prevalence of epicondylitis and elbow pain in the meat-processing industry. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 1991 Feb;17(1):38–45.
  • Chiang HC, Ko YC, Chen SS, Yu HS, Wu TN, Chang PY. Prevalence of shoulder and upper-limb disorders among workers in the fish-processing industry. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 1993 Apr;19(2):126–31.
  • Gold JE, d’Errico A, Katz JN, Gore R, Punnett L. Specific and non-specific upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder syndromes in automobile manufacturing workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2009 Feb;52(2):124–32.
  • Luopajärvi T, Kuorinka I, Virolainen M, Holmberg M. Prevalence of tenosynovitis and other injuries of the upper extremities in repetitive work. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 1979;5(Suppl. 3):48–55.
  • Werner RA, Franzblau A, Gell N, Hartigan A, Ebersole M, Armstrong TJ. Predictors of persistent elbow tendonitis among auto assembly workers. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 2005 Sep;15(3):393–400.
  • Andersen JH, Gaardboe O. Musculoskeletal disorders of the neck and upper limb among sewing machine operators: a clinical investigation. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1993 Dec;24(6):689–700.
  • Bovenzi M, Zadini A, Franzinelli A, Borgogni F. Occupational musculoskeletal disorders in the neck and upper limbs of forestry workers exposed to hand-arm vibration. Ergonomics 1991 May;34(5):547–62.
  • Walker-Bone K, Palmer KT, Reading I, Coggon D, Cooper C. Prevalence and impact of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb in the general population. Arthritis and Rheumatism 2004 Aug 15;51(4):642–51.
  • Battevi N, Menoni O, Vimercati C. The occurrence of musculoskeletal alterations in worker populations not exposed to repetitive tasks of the upper limbs. Ergonomics 1998 Sep;41(9):1340–6.
  • Roquelaure Y, Ha C, Leclerc A, Touranchet A, Sauteron M, Melchior M, et al. Epidemiologic surveillance of upperextremity musculoskeletal disorders in the working population. Arthritis and Rheumatism 2006 Oct 15;55(5):765–78.
  • Capone AC, Parikh PM, Gatti ME, Davidson BJ, Davison SP. Occupational injury in plastic surgeons. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2010 May;125(5):1555–61.
  • Fan ZJ, Silverstein BA, Bao S, Bonauto DK, Howard NL, Spielholz PO, et al. Quantitative exposure–response relations between physical workload and prevalence of lateral epicondylitis in a working population. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2009 Jun;52(6):479–90.
  • Kryger AI, Lassen CF, Andersen JH. The role of physical examinations in studies of musculoskeletal disorders of the elbow. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2007 Nov;64(11):776–81.
  • Roquelaure Y, Mariel J, Fanello S, Boissiere JC, Chiron H, Dano C, et al. Active epidemiological surveillance of musculoskeletal disorders in a shoe factory. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2002 Jul;59(7):452–8.
  • Dimberg L. The prevalence and causation of tennis elbow (lateral humeral epicondylitis) in a population of workers in an engineering industry. Ergonomics 1987 Mar;30(3):573–9.
  • Ritz BR. Humeral epicondylitis among gas- and waterworks employees. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 1995 Dec;21(6):478–86.
  • Kivi P. The etiology and conservative treatment of humeral epicondylitis. Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 1983;15(1):37–41.
  • Silverstein B, Welp E, Nelson N, Kalat J. Claims incidence of work-related disorders of the upper extremities: Washington state, 1987 through 1995. American Journal of Public Health 1998 Dec;88(12):1827–33.
  • Silverstein B, Adams D. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the neck, back, and upper extremity in Washington State, 1997–2005: SHARP Technical Report Number 40-11-2007; 2007.
  • Martimo KP, Shiri R, Miranda H, Ketola R, Varonen H, Viikari-Juntura E. Effectiveness of an ergonomic intervention on the productivity of workers with upper-extremity disorders – a randomized controlled trial. Scandinavian Journal of..Work, Environment & Health 2010 Jan;36(1):25–33.
  • Verhaar J. Tennis elbow. Maastricht: Maastricht University Press; 1992.
  • Assendelft WJ, Hay EM, Adshead R, Bouter LM. Corticosteroid injections for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic overview. British Journal of General Practice 1996 Apr;46(405):209–16.
  • Kivi P. Surgical treatment of humeral epicondylitis. Duodecim; laaketieteellinen aikakauskirja 1980;96(16):1092–7.
  • Priest JD. Tennis elbow. The syndrome and a study of average players. Minnesota Medicine 1976 Jun;59(6):367–71.
  • Walker-Bone KE, Palmer KT, Reading I, Cooper C. Criteria for assessing pain and nonarticular soft-tissue rheumatic disorders of the neck and upper limb. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism 2003 Dec;33(3):168–84.
  • Ohlsson K, Attewell RG, Johnsson B, Ahlm A, Skerfving S. An assessment of neck and upper extremity disorders by questionnaire and clinical examination. Ergonomics 1994 May;37(5):891–7.
  • Palmer KT, Harris EC, Coggon D. Compensating occupationally related tenosynovitis and epicondylitis: a literature review. Occupational Medicine (Oxford, England) 2007 Jan;57(1):67–74.
  • Wang LY, Pong YP, Wang HC, Su SH, Tsai CH, Leong CP. Cumulative trauma disorders in betel pepper leaf-cullers visiting a rehabilitation clinic: experience in Taitung. Chang Gung Medical Journal 2005 Apr;28(4):237–46.
  • Bystrom S, Hall C, Welander T, Kilbom A. Clinical disorders and pressure-pain threshold of the forearm and hand among automobile assembly line workers. Journal of Hand Surgery (Edinburgh, Scotland) 1995 Dec;20(6):782–90.
  • van Rijn RM, Huisstede BM, Koes BW, Burdorf A. Associations between work-related factors and specific disorders at the elbow: a systematic literature review. Rheumatology (Oxford, England) 2009 May;48(5):528–36.
  • Bernard B. Musculoskeletal disorders and workplace factors: a critical review of epidemiologic evidence for workrelated musculoskeletal disorders of the neck, upper extremity, and low back. Cincinnati, OH: USA Department of Health and Human Services; 1997.
  • Moore JS, Garg A. Upper extremity disorders in a pork processing plant: relationships between job risk factors and morbidity. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 1994 Aug;55(8):703–15.
  • Haahr JP, Andersen JH. Physical and psychosocial risk factors for lateral epicondylitis: a population based case-referent study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2003 May;60(5):322–9.
  • R. Shiri, E. Viikari-Juntura / Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology 25 (2011) 43–5770] Hansson GA, Balogh I, Ohlsson K, Palsson B, Rylander L, Skerfving S. Impact of physical exposure on neck and upper limb disorders in female workers. Applied Ergonomics 2000 Jun;31(3):301–10.
  • Punnett L, Wegman DH. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: the epidemiologic evidence and the debate. Journal of Electromyography Kinesiology 2004 Feb;14(1):13–23.
  • Fallentin N, Juul-Kristensen B, Mikkelsen S, Andersen JH, Bonde JP, Frost P, et al. Physical exposure assessment in monotonous repetitive work– the PRIM study. Scandinavian Journal ofWork, Environment& Health 2001 Feb;27(1):21–9.
  • Spielholz P, Silverstein B, Morgan M, Checkoway H, Kaufman J. Comparison of self-report, video observation and direct measurement methods for upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder physical risk factors. Ergonomics 2001 May 15; 44(6):588–613.
  • Viikari-Juntura E, Rauas S, Martikainen R, Kuosma E, Riihimaki H, Takala EP, et al. Validity of self-reported physical work load in epidemiologic studies on musculoskeletal disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 1996 Aug;22(4):251–9.
  • Smidt N, van derWindt DA,AssendelftWJ, DevilleWL, Korthals-deBos IB, Bouter LM. Corticosteroidinjections, physiotherapy, or a wait-and-see policy for lateral epicondylitis: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2002 Feb 23;359(9307):657–62.
  • van Tulder M, Malmivaara A, Koes B. Repetitive strain injury. Lancet 2007 May 26;369(9575):1815–22.
  • Johnson GW, Cadwallader K, Scheffel SB, Epperly TD. Treatment of lateral epicondylitis. American Family Physician 2007 Sep 15;76(6):843–8.
  • Green S, Buchbinder R, Barnsley L, Hall S, White M, Smidt N, et al. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for treating lateral elbow pain in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online) 2002;2:CD003686.
  • Beard JM, Safranek SM, Spogen D. Clinical inquiries. What treatment works best for tennis elbow? The Journal of Family Practice 2009 Mar;58(3):159–61. Assendelft W, Green S, Buchbinder R, Struijs P, Smidt N. Tennis elbow. BMJ 2003 Aug 9;327(7410):329.
  • Assendelft W, Green S, Buchbinder R, Struijs P, Smidt N. Tennis elbow. Clinical Evidence 2004 Jun;11:1633–44.
  • Smidt N, Assendelft WJ, van der Windt DA, Hay EM, Buchbinder R, Bouter LM. Corticosteroid injections for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review. Pain 2002 Mar;96(1–2):23–40.
  • Barr S, Cerisola FL, Blanchard V. Effectiveness of corticosteroid injections compared with physiotherapeutic interventions for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review. Physiotherapy 2009 Dec;95(4):251–65.
  • Bisset L, Beller E, Jull G, Brooks P, Darnell R, Vicenzino B. Mobilisation with movement and exercise, corticosteroid injection, or wait and see for tennis elbow: randomised trial. BMJ 2006 Nov 4;333(7575):939.
  • Ernst E, Lee MS. Acupuncture for rheumatic conditions: an overview of systematic reviews. Rheumatology (Oxford, England); 2010 Jun 29.
  • Trinh KV, Phillips SD, Ho E, Damsma K. Acupuncture for the alleviation of lateral epicondyle pain: a systematic review. Rheumatology (Oxford, England) 2004 Sep;43(9):1085–90.
  • Trudel D, Duley J, Zastrow I, Kerr EW, Davidson R, MacDermid JC. Rehabilitation for patients with lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review. Journal of Hand Therapy 2004 Apr–Jun;17(2):243–66.
  • Green S, Buchbinder R, Barnsley L, Hall S, White M, Smidt N, et al. Acupuncture for lateral elbow pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online) 2002;1:CD003527.
  • Struijs PA, Smidt N, Arola H, Dijk CN, Buchbinder R, Assendelft WJ. Orthotic devices for the treatment of tennis elbow. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online) 2002;1:CD001821.
  • Smidt N, Assendelft WJ, Arola H, Malmivaara A, Greens S, Buchbinder R, et al. Effectiveness of physiotherapy for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review. Annals of Medicine 2003;35(1):51–62.
  • Crawford JO, Laiou E. Conservative treatment of work-related upper limb disorders: a review. Occupational Medicine (Oxford, England) 2007 Jan;57(1):4–17.
  • Hoppenrath T, Ciccone CD. Is there evidence that phonophoresis is more effective than ultrasound in treating pain associated with lateral epicondylitis? Physical Therapy 2006 Jan;86(1):136–40.
  • Bisset L, Paungmali A, Vicenzino B, Beller E. A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials on physical interventions for lateral epicondylalgia. British Journal of Sports Medicine 2005 Jul;39(7):411–22. discussion-22. Buchbinder R, Green SE, Youd JM, Assendelft WJ, Barnsley L, Smidt N. Shock wave therapy for lateral elbow pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online) 2005;4:CD003524.
  • Buchbinder R, Green S, Bell S, Barnsley L, Smidt N, Assendelft WJ. Surgery for lateral elbow pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online) 2002;1:CD003525.
  • Faro F, Wolf JM. Lateral epicondylitis: review and current concepts. The Journal of Hand Surgery 2007 Oct;32(8):1271–9.
  • Lo MY, Safran MR. Surgical treatment of lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2007 Oct;463:98–106.
  • Haahr JP, Andersen JH. Prognostic factors in lateral epicondylitis: a randomized trial with one-year follow-up in 266 new cases treated with minimal occupational intervention or the usual approach in general practice. Rheumatology (Oxford, England) 2003 Oct;42(10):1216–25.
  • Hay EM, Paterson SM, Lewis M, Hosie G, Croft P. Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of local corticosteroid injection and naproxen for treatment of lateral epicondylitis of elbow in primary care. BMJ 1999 Oct 9;319(7215):964–8.
  • Hudak PL, Cole DC, Haines AT. Understanding prognosis to improve rehabilitation: the example of lateral elbow pain. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1996 Jun;77(6):586–93.
  • Nevelos AB. The treatment of tennis elbow with triamcinolone acetonide. Current Medical Research and Opinion 1980;6(7):507–9.
  • Lewis M, Hay EM, Paterson SM, Croft P. Effects of manual work on recovery from lateral epicondylitis. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 2002 Apr;28(2):109–16.
  • Muggleton JM, Allen R, Chappell PH. Hand and arm injuries associated with repetitive manual work in industry: a review of disorders, risk factors and preventive measures. Ergonomics 1999 May;42(5):714–39.
  • Salaffi F, De Angelis R, Grassi W. Prevalence of musculoskeletal conditions in an Italian population sample: results of a regional community-based study. I. The MAPPING study. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 2005 Nov–Dec; 23(6):819–28.
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