Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 8

The Effectiveness of Thermal Mode of 448 kHz Capacitive Resistive Monopolar Radiofrequency in the Continuous Wave in Patients with Chronic Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy. A Pilot Clinical Trial

Efstratia Giannikou, Tatiana Adamak, Amalia Maria Kallianioti, Kontozoudaki Antonia and Dimitrios Stasinopoulos

Department of Physical Therapy, University of West Attica: Agiou Spyridonos, Athens, Greece

*Corresponding Author: Dimitrios Stasinopoulos, Department of Physical Therapy, University of West Attica: Agiou Spyridonos, Athens, Greece.

Received: May 31, 2023; Published: July 21, 2023

Abstract

The aim of the present clinical trial was to compare the clinical results of the use of an exercise program with those of an exercise program and thermal (thermia or hyperthermia) mode of 448 kHz Capacitive Resistive Monopolar Radiofrequency in the continuous wave in patients with chronic lateral elbow tendinopathy. Patients were allocated to two groups. Pain, function, strength, and kinesiophobia were measured. An exercise programme and thermal (thermia or hyperthermia) mode of 448 kHz Capacitive Resistive Monopolar Radiofrequency in continuous wave, had reduced the pain and kinisiophobia and improved function and strength in patients with chronic lateral elbow tendinopathy at the end of the treatment and at the follow-ups. Future well-designed randomised controlled clinical trials are needed to establish the effectiveness 448 kHz Capacitive Resistive Monopolar Radiofrequency in the management of chronic lateral elbow tendinopathy.

Keywords: Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy; Exercise; Capacitive Resistive Monopolar Radiofrequency 448kHz

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Citation: Dimitrios Stasinopoulos., et al. “The Effectiveness of Thermal Mode of 448 kHz Capacitive Resistive Monopolar Radiofrequency in the Continuous Wave in Patients with Chronic Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy. A Pilot Clinical TrialActa Scientific Orthopaedics 6.8 (2023): 58-65.

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Copyright: © 2023 Dimitrios Stasinopoulos., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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