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Volume:5 Issue:5 Number:27 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #8730
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Single intra-articular corticosteroid injection vs oral NSAID for adhesive capsulitis

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OrthoEvidence. Single intra-articular corticosteroid injection vs oral NSAID for adhesive capsulitis. ACE Report. 2016;5(5):27. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8730

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Corticosteroid Injections Accelerate Pain Relief and Recovery of Function Compared With Oral NSAIDs in Patients With Adhesive Capsulitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Am J Sports Med. 2016 Feb;44(2):474-81

Contributing Authors: M Ranalletta LA Rossi SL Bongiovanni I Tanoira CM Elizondo GD Maignon

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74 patients with adhesive capsulitis at the freezing stage were randomized to be treated with either a single, blind intra-articular corticosteroid injection or oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of an intra-articular corticosteroid injection would improve pain relief and functional outcomes when compared to oral NSAIDs. Fi...

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