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ACE Report #9327
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Kinesiotaping vs. NSAIDs plus physical therapy in treatment of pes anserine bursitis


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effects of kinesiotaping versus non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and physical therapy for treatment of pes anserinus tendino-bursitis: A randomized comparative clinical trial

Phys Sportsmed. 2016 Sep;44(3):252-6

Contributing Authors: K Homayouni S Foruzi F Kalhori

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Synopsis

56 patients with pes anserinus tendino-bursitis were randomized to two treatment groups: one group received 3 weeks of kinesiotaping, while the other received 10 days of naproxen 250mg three times daily plus daily physical therapy sessions. The purpose of this study was to compare pain, swelling, and adverse events from pre- to post-treatment. Results demonstrated a significant reduction in pain a...

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