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ACE Report #6490
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Shoulder stiffness: Anteroinferior release similar with & without posterior release


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Clinical Outcomes Do Not Support Arthroscopic Posterior Capsular Release in Addition to Anterior Release for Shoulder Stiffness

Am J Sports Med. 2014 May;42(5):1143-9. doi: 10.1177/0363546514523720.

Contributing Authors: YS Kim HJ Lee IJ Park

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Synopsis

77 patients with rotator cuff tear and concomitant shoulder stiffness were randomized to receive arthroscopic anterior interior capsular release either with or without extended posterior capsular release. The purpose was to determine if extended posterior capsular release provides additional benefits in range of motion and clinical outcome. Results indicated significant improvements from baseline ...

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