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ACE Report #10451
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Telerehabilitation demonstrates similar outcome to usual care following subacromial decompression


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

Telerehabilitation after arthroscopic subacromial decompression is effective and not inferior to standard practice: Preliminary results

J Telemed Telecare. 2018 Jul;24(6):428-433. doi: 10.1177/1357633X17706583

Contributing Authors: JM Pastora-Bernal R Martín-Valero FJ Barón-López NG Moyano MJ Estebanez-Pérez

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Synopsis

18 patients with subacromial impingement syndrome and who had undergone arthroscopic subacromial decompression were randomized to either a 12-week telerehabilitation programme or to a 12-week programme of usual physical therapy sessions and a home exercise programme. Patients were assessed for functional outcome on the Constant-Murley score after 4, 8, and 12 weeks. Results demonstrated no signifi...

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