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Efficacy of diclofenac + methylprednisolone on pain due to lumbar facet syndrome

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January 2017

Efficacy of diclofenac + methylprednisolone on pain due to lumbar facet syndrome

Vol: 6| Issue: 1| Number:17| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Outcomes of lumbar facet syndrome treated with oral diclofenac or methylprednisolone facet injection: a randomized trial

Int Orthop. 2016 Jun;40(6):1091-8.

Contributing Authors:
S Sae-Jung K Jirarattanaphochai

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Synopsis

99 patients with lumbar facet joint syndrome were randomized to one of three study groups for the purpose of comparing the efficacy of pain and disability relief throughout a 12-week observational period: (1) combination of methylprednisolone injection and oral diclofenac, (2) methylprednisolone injection alone, or (3) oral diclofenac alone. Results demonstrated that in general, combination therap...

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