A multicentre randomised, 1-year comparative effectiveness, parallel-group trial protocol of a physical therapy approach compared to corticosteroid injections

@inproceedings{Deyle2016AMR,
  title={A multicentre randomised, 1-year comparative effectiveness, parallel-group trial protocol of a physical therapy approach compared to corticosteroid injections},
  author={Gail Dean Deyle and Norman W Gill and Daniel I. Rhon and Chris S. Allen and S. C. Allison and Ben R Hando and Evan J. Petersen and Douglas I Dusenberry and Nicholas Bellamy},
  year={2016}
}
Correspondence to Dr Gail D Deyle; gail.d.deyle.civ@mail.mil ABSTRACT Introduction: Corticosteroid injections (CSIs) are commonly used as an initial or a primary intervention for knee osteoarthritis (OA). Consistent evidence indicates CSIs offer symptom relief with conflicting reports regarding long-term efficacy. Physical therapy (PT) offers a non-invasive alternative. There is moderate evidence suggesting short-term and longterm symptom relief and functional improvement with PT interventions… CONTINUE READING

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