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Volume:1 Issue:7 Number:103 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #5015
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Subacromial impingement syndrome: efficacy of pharmaceutical and injectable interventions


Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Subacromial impingement syndrome: effectiveness of pharmaceutical interventions-nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroid, or other injections: a systematic review

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 May;94(5):961-76. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.11.041. Epub 2012 Dec 12

Contributing Authors: R van der Sande WD Rinkel L Gebremariam EM Hay BW Koes BM Huisstede

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Synopsis

8 studies (5 randomized clinical trials (RCTs) and 3 systematic reviews) were evaluated to compare the efficacy of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroid injections, and other injections in the treatment of subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS). Results indicated that effectiveness in pain management was seen for oral ibuprofen in the short term. Promising outcomes were fou...

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