Local corticosteroid injection versus Cyriax-type physiotherapy for tennis elbow.

@article{Verhaar1996LocalCI,
  title={Local corticosteroid injection versus Cyriax-type physiotherapy for tennis elbow.},
  author={Jan A. N. Verhaar and Geert H.I.M. Walenkamp and Henk van Mameren and Arnold D. M. Kester and A. J. van der Linden},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={
          128-32
        }
}
We performed a prospective, randomised trial on 106 patients to compare the effects of local corticosteroid injections with physiotherapy as advocated by Cyriax in the treatment of tennis elbow. The main outcome measures were the severity of pain, pain provoked by resisted dorsiflexion of the wrist, and patient satisfaction. At six weeks 22 of 53 patients in the injection group were free from pain compared with only three in the physiotherapy group. In the corticosteroid-treated group 26… 

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