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ACE Report #12092
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Corticosteroid injection superior to ozone injection for pain and disability in shoulder impingement


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Randomized Control Trial of Comparing Ultrasound-Guided Ozone (O2-O3) vs Corticosteroid Injection in Patients With Shoulder Impingement

Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Nov;98(11):1018-1025.

Contributing Authors: A Babaei-Ghazani HR Fadavi B Eftekharsadat S Ebadi T Ahadi F Ghazaei MS Khabbaz

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Synopsis

32 patients were included in this study comparing ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injection to ozone injection for the treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome. The primary outcomes of interest were pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Constant score, and the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) score. Secondary outcomes of interest included range of motion, subacromial bursa thicknes...

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