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- The fact that shoulder pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint in primary care shows that clinicians must have an arsenal of quality interventions to treat this problem.
- The need for quality research and evidenced based guidelines are necessary to educate clinicians on their treatment options, the efficacy of those treatments, and their safety profiles.
Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
shoulder pain; NSAID; steroid injection; non-steroidal anti-inflammatories; corticosteroid injections; side effects; adverse reactions
Pledger, Darren Scott, "The Effectiveness of Oral Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatories versus Steroid Injections in Patients with Shoulder Pain" (2018). Physician Assistant Scholarly Project Posters. 20.