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Volume:2 Issue:9 Number:61 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #5405
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Adhesive Capsulitis: Bee venom acupuncture an effective adjunct to physiotherapy


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OrthoEvidence. Adhesive Capsulitis: Bee venom acupuncture an effective adjunct to physiotherapy . ACE Report. 2013;2(9):61. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5405

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

Clinical effectiveness of bee venom acupuncture and physiotherapy in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis: a randomized controlled trial

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Aug;22(8):1053-62

Contributing Authors: PS Koh BK Seo NS Cho HS Park DS Park YH Baek

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Synopsis

68 patients, age 18 or older, diagnosed with adhesive capsulitis (AC) were randomized to receive treatment with bee venom acupuncture at varying doses in conjunction with physiotherapy, or a normal saline injection and physiotherapy (placebo). Assessment using the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI), VAS, and active/passive ROM values indicated an additive effect of bee venom in the treatme...

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