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Volume:1 Issue:3 Number:209 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #25
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Methylprednisolone is more effective than tenoxicam for subacromial impingment


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A double-blind randomised controlled study comparing subacromial injection of tenoxicam or methylprednisolone in patients with subacromial impingement

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Jan;92(1):77-82.

Contributing Authors: S Karthikeyan HT Kwong PK Upadhyay N Parsons SJ Drew D Griffin

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Synopsis

58 patients with subacromial impingement were randomized to determine the efficacy of a subacromial injection of tenoxicam compared to methylprednisolone. Participants were followed-up for 6 weeks regarding functional outcome measures. The results indicated that methylprednisolone injections offered a significantly greater improvement compared to tenoxicam.

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