No Clinical Benefit with 4 Weeks of Topical Diclofenac vs Placebo for Achilles Tendinopathy
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OrthoEvidence. No Clinical Benefit with 4 Weeks of Topical Diclofenac vs Placebo for Achilles Tendinopathy. ACE Report. 2021;19(1):8. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13402
Topical diclofenac vs placebo for the treatment of chronic Achilles tendinopathy: A randomized controlled clinical trialPLoS One. 2021 Mar 4;16(3): e0247663.
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Sixty-seven patients with Achilles tendinopathy were randomized to receive 4 weeks of daily topical diclofenac (n=32) or placebo (n=35) for the improvement of symptoms. The primary outcome of interest was physical function measured with the Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment - Achilles (VISA-A) score. Secondary outcomes of interest included pain at rest and during loading on a pain rating sc...
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