Effectiveness of Active Release Technique and Myofascial Release Technique on Pain and Functional Performance in Lateral Epicondylitis
Keywords:Tennis elbow, lateral epicondylitis, numerical pain rating scale, patient rated tennis elbow evaluation, myofascial release technique, active release technique, ultrasound therapy
Background: Pain with resisted wrist, middle finger, or both dorsiflexion, along with discomfort and tenderness
across the lateral epicondyle the humerus, are all symptoms of tennis elbow. It affects 1-3% of adults annually,
mainly in the dominant hand.This study was designed to inspect the effectiveness of active release technique and
myofascial release technique in lateral epicondylitis.
Purpose: To find the effectiveness of active release technique and myofascial release technique in lateral
Materials and Methods: Total of 40 participants were selected from karthik hospital for 4 weeks according to
inclusion and exclusion criteria and the participants were explained about treatment safely and about the
procedure and written consent was obtained. All the subjects underwent pretest measurement with NPRS and
PRTEE at the beginning of treatment
Results: Statistical analysis of data showed significant differences not only in myofascial group but also in the
active release group. The myofascial release group were significantly higher than the active release group, with a
p value of <0.0001
Conclusion: Myofascial release Technique is more effective than Active release technique in the lateral epicondylitis
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