But after taking a series of cortison
injections in his left knee, Whittaker is convinced he is set to launch a serious bid for a first team place.
They worked for five different over-the-counter medicines that were specially chosen because of their different therapeutic properties: an antacid (Alka seltzer), a women's antifungus (Gyno-daktarin), a compound of vitamins (Stresstabs), a stomach ache reliever that changed from prescription medicine into over-the-counter product (Buscapina) and a skin cream with cortison
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und Echinacin, Arzneim-Forsch 4: 551-560
An Achilles tendon has hampered his comeback bid, with Burley now requiring a further cortison
injection after a scan.