What is the role of topical nitrates in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Bryant James Walrod, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Topical nitrates are thought to stimulate collagen synthesis and improve healing. Paolini et al demonstrated that application of topical nitrates to be an effective method of treating pain from lateral epicondylitis. [41]


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