Industrial Medicine and Acute Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 6. Upper- and Lower-Limb Injections for Acute Musculoskeletal Injuries and Injured Workers

Patrick M. Foye, William J. Sullivan, Andre Panagos, Joseph P. Zuhosky, Aaron W. Sable, Robert W. Irwin

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Abstract

Foye PM, Sullivan WJ, Sable AW, Panagos A, Zuhosky JP, Irwin RW. Industrial medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation. 6. Upper- and lower-limb injections for acute musculoskeletal injuries and injured workers. This self-directed study module focuses on the use of corticosteroids and other injections in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis, de Quervain's tenosynovitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Achilles' tendinitis, and plantar fasciitis. It is part of the study guide on industrial rehabilitation medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Overall Article Objective: To review the medical literature to help clinicians make treatment decisions regarding corticosteroid and other injections in the upper and lower limbs in injured workers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S29-S33
JournalArchives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
Volume88
Issue number3 SUPPL.1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2007

Keywords

  • Achilles tendon
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Corticosteroids
  • Fasciitis
  • Injections
  • Rehabilitation
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon injuries
  • Tennis elbow
  • Tenosynovitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation

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