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ACE Report #12237
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Similar clinical outcome between video-based and physiotherapist rehab for partial rotator cuff tear


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

Effectiveness of video-based rehabilitation program on pain, functionality,; quality of life in the treatment of rotator cuff tears: A randomized controlled trial.

J Hand Ther. 2020 Mar 17;S0894-1130(18)30396-X.

Contributing Authors: YA Akbaba E Turkmen S Altun

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Synopsis

Thirty-three patients with partial rotator cuff tears were randomized to receive a 6 week exercise program delivered by video or in-clinic. The outcomes of interest included range of motion, pain at rest, during activity and at night (measured using a Visual Analog Scale), the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) score, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) score, Short-Form 1...

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