Investigators assessed the efficacy of kinesio taping or dry needling vs exercise alone for treatment of myofascial pain syndrome in the trapezius muscle.
At best, all treatments provide only small pain relief for tennis elbow.
Adding an exercise regimen to a comprehensive educational program for the management of greater trochanteric pain syndrome may not bring significant benefit.
Surgical intervention with arthroscopic subacromial decompression may not yield a clinically significant reduction in shoulder pain and function in patients with subacromial pain.
Fluoroscopy-guided corticosteroid symphyseal injection was found to be effective for the treatment of sports-related groin pain.
No difference in outcomes was found between a single- and a double-needle ultrasonography-guided percutaneous irrigation in patients with calcific tendinopathy.
Dry needling is noninferior to cortisone injections for the treatment of greater trochanteric pain syndrome.
Fewer than 1 in 4 women receive recommended assessment or treatment of osteoporosis within 1 year after hip fracture.
Researchers have found that intentional and unintentional head impacts in soccer are independently associated with moderate to very severe central nervous system symptoms.
Surgical outcomes are optimal when femoracetabular impingement and athletic pubalgia are treated together.