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Treating elbow tendinopathies

Treating elbow tendinopathies



Time to Complete

0.5 hours


January 2, 2014


January 2, 2014

Programme Description

This article by Dr Eleanor Jansen and Mr Greg Turpin covers elbow tendinopathies and how to collaborate effectively with a physiotherapist to optimise the management.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, GPs should be better able to:
  • Use the history and presentation to inform the patient management
  • Advise on activity modification and pain relief medication
  • Understand which patients to refer to a physiotherapist
  • Optimise patient management until the patient can see a physiotherapist
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr Eleanor Jansen
    Locum General Practitioner
    United States

    Mr Greg Turpin
    Senior physiotherapist
    Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    General Practitioner
    United Kingdom


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