Advances in Orthopedics / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Autologous Blood Injection and Wrist Immobilisation for Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis

Table 2

Shows the 95% CI for pain, grip, and the patient-rated tennis elbow Evaluations of the 38 patients before injection, 12 weeks after injection, 26 weeks and one to four years after injection.

MeasureBefore injection 12 Weeks 26 Weeks

Visual analogue
pain at worst 0–10
7.5–8.83.3 – 52.6–5.2*
Visual analogue
pain at best
0–10
1.4–2.80.3–1.50.2–1.1*
Visual analogue average pain
0–10
3.6–4.92.2–3.70.9–2.1*
Hand Grip Strength (kilograms)Men
37–5340–5642–59
Women18–2320–2623–29*

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