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Table 7 Receipt of other treatments for the shoulder pain during the study

From: Corticosteroid injection for shoulder pain: single-blind randomized pilot trial in primary care

Treatment/administration Methylprednisolone acetate with lidocaine (n = 19) Lidocaine (n = 21)
At 2 weeks:
  Painkillers 8/18 (44%) 11/21 (52%)
  Anti-inflammatory medication 5/18 (28%) 10/20 (50%)
  Physiotherapy 0/17 (0%) 1/20 (5%)
At 4 weeks:   
  Painkillers 7/19 (37%) 11/20 (55%)
  Anti-inflammatory medication 4/17 (24%) 7/19 (37%)
  Physiotherapy 1/16 (6%) 3/19 (16%)
At 12 weeks:   
  Painkillers 7/17 (41%) 11/19 (58%)
  Anti-inflammatory medication 6/19 (32%) 10/16 (63%)
  Physiotherapy 1/18 (6%) 6/18 (33%)