ACE Report #6211
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

WCO-IOF: A comparison of physical therapy modalities for glenohumeral OA

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

Physical therapy in treatment of patients with glenohumeral osteoarthritis

Contributing Authors: M Kocic L Dimitrijevic I Stankovic M Spalevic H Colovic A Stankovic

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30 patients with moderate glenohumeral osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to undergo one of two combinations of physical therapy modalities. In group A, patients underwent breaststroke swimming with galvanic current therapy and paraffin therapy, while in group B, patients underwent breaststroke swimming with low-level laser therapy (LLLT) and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS). Re...

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