Corticosteroid injection in early treatment of lateral epicondylitis.

  title={Corticosteroid injection in early treatment of lateral epicondylitis.},
  author={Karen L Newcomer and Edward R. Laskowski and D M Idank and Timothy McLean and Kathleen S Egan},
  journal={Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine},
  volume={11 4},
OBJECTIVE To analyze whether a corticosteroid injection in combination with rehabilitation early in the course of lateral epicondylitis (LE) alters the outcome up to 6 months after injection compared with a control injection and rehabilitation. DESIGN Randomized, controlled, double-blind study. SETTING Sports medicine center in a tertiary care center. PARTICIPANTS Subjects with a diagnosis of LE whose symptoms had been present less than 4 weeks were included. Subjects were recruited by… CONTINUE READING
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