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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs) and physiotherapy - a selective review

By P. van der Bijl, R. de Jager and C. M.M. Nel


<em>This paper presents a selective review on the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). These drugs,which</em><em> form the mainstay of treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal and</em><em> rheumatic conditions, may facilitate the efficacy of and compliance</em><em> with physiotherapy treatment.  Their mechanisms of action, adverse</em><em> effects, various routes of administration, eg systemic versus topical,</em><em> and the role that these drugs may play in physiotherapy practice  are</em><em> discussed.</em

Topics: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids), physiotherapy practice, Special situations and conditions, RC952-1245
Publisher: AOSIS
Year: 2002
DOI identifier: 10.4102/sajp.v58i4.222
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:ca9e50a043b043ca85d1b3b3cb723d77
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