Journal of Archives in Military Medicine

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The Immediate Effect of Taping and Counterforce Brace on Pain and Grip Strength in Patients with Tennis Elbow

Alireza Shamsoddini 1 , *
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1 Exercise Physiology Research Center, Life Style Institute, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Journal of Archives in Military Medicine: 7 (1); e86314
  • Published Online: February 4, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 12, 2018
  • Revised: December 30, 2018
  • Accepted: January 24, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/jamm.86314

To Cite: Shamsoddini A. The Immediate Effect of Taping and Counterforce Brace on Pain and Grip Strength in Patients with Tennis Elbow, J Arch Mil Med. Online ahead of Print ; 7(1):e86314. doi: 10.5812/jamm.86314.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Footnotes
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