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Volume:2 Issue:6 Number:83 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #4365
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Adhesive capsulitis: No benefit of adjunctive hyaluronate injection to physical therapy

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OrthoEvidence. Adhesive capsulitis: No benefit of adjunctive hyaluronate injection to physical therapy. ACE Report. 2013;2(6):83. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4365

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

Addition of Intra-articular Hyaluronate Injection to Physical Therapy Program Produces No Extra Benefits in Patients With Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Jun;93(6):957-64. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.01.021. Epub 2012 Apr 13

Contributing Authors: LF Hsieh WC Hsu YJ Lin HL Chang CC Chen V Huang

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70 patients with Adhesive Capsulitis of the shoulder were randomly placed into either of the following treatment groups: group 1, intra-articular hyaluronic acid injections with physical therapy (HAPT group); or group 2, physical therapy alone (PT group). Both groups experienced improvements in terms of pain, disability, and quality of life after the treatments; in addition, the active and passive...

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