Clin J Sport Med 2021 Jan;31(1):78-85
School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
Background: The use of local anesthetic painkilling injections to improve player availability is common practice in elite-level sport.
Objective: To document the published use of local anesthetic injections in sport, according to number of injections, sites of injections, and complications reported.
Data Sources: A systematic search of MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, AMED, Cochrane Database of Systematic reviews, SportDiscus, EBSCO Host, and Google Scholar. Read More