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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Speed, Cathy; Wolfarth, Bernd 
Title:
Challenges of pain masking in the management of soft tissue disorders: optimizing patient outcomes with a multi-targeted approach. 
Abstract:
Current approaches to managing soft tissue injuries often rely upon the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). The use of NSAIDs in this manner is contentious, and some believe that the risks of using NSAIDs can outweigh any potential benefit. In this article the issues of toxicity, pain masking and return to full activity are reviewed, and an alternative strategy for the management of inflammation in soft tissue injuries is proposed. We consider that a multi-targeted approach ha...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Curr Med Res Opin 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
30 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
953-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0300-7995 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl und Poliklinik für präventive und rehabilitative Sportmedizin