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Graston Technique®

Chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a case study of treatment incorporating active and passive tissue warm-up, Graston Technique®, ART®, eccentric exercise, and cryotherapy

June 03, 2014

Objective: To describe the subjective pain and functional improvements of a patient with chronic Achilles tendinopathy following a treatment plan incorporating active and passive tissue warm-up, followed respectively by soft tissue mobilization utilizing both Graston Technique® and Active Release Techniques®, eccentric exercise, and static stretching in combination with cryotherapy. Background: The primary characterization of chronic

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Conservative management of a lumbar compression fracture in an osteoporotic patient: a case report

June 03, 2014

Objective: To chronicle the conservative treatment and management of an osteoporotic patient presenting with acute back pain resulting from a lumbar compression fracture. Clinical features: A 74-year old male presented with acute back pain in the thoracolumbar region after an episode of lifting. Radiographic evaluation revealed generalized demineralization and a moderate wedge compression fracture at

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Conservative management of De Quervain’s stenosing tenosynovitis: a case report

June 03, 2014

Objective: To chronicle the conservative treatment and management of a 32-year old female patient presenting with radial wrist pain of 4 months duration, diagnosed as De Quervain’s stenosing tenosynovitis. Clinical features: The primary clinical feature is wrist pain at the radial styloid with resultant impairment of wrist, hand, and thumb function. Intervention and outcome: The

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Conservative management of Achilles Tendinopathy: a case report

May 30, 2014

Objective: To chronicle the conservative treatment and management of a 77-year old female patient presenting with chronic pain of 8 months duration in the midportion of the achilles tendon diagnosed as achilles tendinopathy. Clinical features: The main clinical feature was pain in the midportion of the achilles tendon, 2 to 6 cm proximal to the

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Two cases of work-related lateral epicondylopathy treated with Graston Technique® and conservative rehabilitation

May 30, 2014

Objective: To chronicle the conservative treatment and management of two work-related cases of lateral elbow pain diagnosed as lateral epicondylopathy. Clinical features: Patient 1: A 48-year old female presented with gradual onset of right lateral elbow pain over the course of six weeks related to work activities of repetitive flexion/extension movements of the wrist and

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