Corticosteroid injection not effective in treatment of lateral epicondylalgia
Effect of corticosteroid injection, physiotherapy, or both on clinical outcomes in patients with unilateral lateral epicondylalgia: a randomized controlled trialJAMA. 2013 Feb 6;309(5):461-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.129
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165 patients were randomized to determine the efficacy of a single corticosteroid injection in treating lateral epicondylalgia, both in the presence and absence of physiotherapy. Patients were allocated to one of four groups: corticosteroid with physio, corticosteroid without physio, placebo with physio, or placebo without physio. The results at 52 weeks indicated that patients treated with cortic...
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