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Bursitis (Adhesive Capsulitis) Summary

Description: Inflammation or irritation of a bursa, the fibrous sac that acts as a cushion between moving structures of bones, muscles, tendons or skin.

Also Known As: Adhesive Capsulitis; Adhesive Capsulitides; Bursitides; Capsulitides, Adhesive; Capsulitis, Adhesive Show All >>

Networked: 713 relevant articles (74 outcomes, 108 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Bursitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 12 results : IBA
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 23 results : IBA
  3. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 11 results : IBA
  4. celecoxib (Celebrex) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : FDA 2
  5. Anserine : 1 outcome 3 studies in 37 results : IBA
  6. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 5 results : FDA 55 Generic
  7. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 11 results : FDA 168 Generic
  8. Triamcinolone (Aristocort) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 27
  9. Triamcinolone Acetonide (Azmacort) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 135 Generic
  10. Cortisone : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Bursitis

  1. Pain (Aches)
  2. Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
  3. Shoulder Pain
  4. Diabetes Mellitus
  5. Arthritis (Polyarthritis)
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Key Therapies for Bursitis

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  1. Injections : 11 outcomes 16 studies in 84 results
  2. Intra-Articular Injections : 10 outcomes 4 studies in 26 results
  3. Joint Capsule Release : 9 outcomes 11 studies in 42 results
  4. Nerve Block (Nerve Blocks) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 13 results
  5. Musculoskeletal Manipulations (Manipulative Therapy) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 9 results
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