Hypertonic Dextrose Injection Improves Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Supraspinatus Tendinopathy
Effects of hypertonic dextrose injection in chronic supraspinatus tendinopathy of the shoulder: a randomized placebo-controlled trialEur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2019 Aug;55(4):480-487.
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Thirty-one patients with chronic supraspinatus tendinopathy were randomized to receive an injection into the supraspinatus tendon insertion site with either 5mL hypertonic dextrose or normal saline. The primary outcomes of interest were pain as measured on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and the Shoulder Pain and Disability index (SPADI). Secondary outcomes of interest included range of motion, supras...
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