Chapter 20. Are Corticosteroid Injections as Effective as Physiotherapy for the Treatment of a Painful Shoulder?

  1. Domhnall MacAuley1 and
  2. Thomas M. Best2
  1. Daniëlle van der Windt and
  2. Bart Koes

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988732.ch20

Evidence-based Sports Medicine, Second Edition

Evidence-based Sports Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

van der Windt, D. and Koes, B. (2007) Are Corticosteroid Injections as Effective as Physiotherapy for the Treatment of a Painful Shoulder?, in Evidence-based Sports Medicine, Second Edition (eds D. MacAuley and T. M. Best), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470988732.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Visiting Professor, Faculty of Life and Health Science, University of Ulster, Belfast, United Kingdom, Specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine

  2. 2

    Professor and Pomerene Chair in Family Medicine, Chief, Division of Sports Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132985

Online ISBN: 9780470988732

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Keywords:

  • shoulder injuries treatment;
  • corticosteroid injections;
  • physiotherapy;
  • nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDS);
  • evidence-based sports medicine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Sample examination questions