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Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:80 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #326
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Steroid injection a viable treatment for adhesive capsulitis


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OrthoEvidence. Steroid injection a viable treatment for adhesive capsulitis. ACE Report. 2013;2(4):80. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/326

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

Manipulation or intra-articular steroids in the management of adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder? A prospective randomized trial

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2009 May-Jun;18(3):348-53

Contributing Authors: LG Jacobs MG Smith SA Khan K Smith M Joshi

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Synopsis

53 patients with primary adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder) were randomized to manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) or steroid injection combined with shoulder distension. The most efficacious treatment for frozen shoulder is still controversial topic; therefore, this study assessed two common treatments to determine the superior treatment. The results indicated that at 2 year follow-up, there w...

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