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Volume:4 Issue:3 Number:23 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7470
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Corticosteroid injections offer pain relief and increased ROM in adhesive capsulitis

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OrthoEvidence. Corticosteroid injections offer pain relief and increased ROM in adhesive capsulitis. ACE Report. 2015;4(3):23. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7470

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Glenohumeral corticosteroid injections in adhesive capsulitis: a systematic search and review

PM R. 2014 Dec;6(12):1143-56.

Contributing Authors: A Song LD Higgins J Newman NB Jain

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This systematic review identified 25 studies which assessed the effects of intra-articular corticosteroid injections, as well as the effects of image-guided corticosteroid injections, for the treatment of adhesive capsulitis. A total of 1,429 patients were identified from the 25 studies, and were followed up between 1 to 44 months. Results from the review indicated that corticosteroid injections o...

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