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Volume:9 Issue:11 Number:4 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12509
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

No Clinical Benefit of Supervised Physiotherapy vs Home Exercise After Rotator Cuff Reconstruction

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OrthoEvidence. No Clinical Benefit of Supervised Physiotherapy vs Home Exercise After Rotator Cuff Reconstruction. ACE Report. 2020;9(11):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12509

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

Effectiveness of supervised physiotherapy after arthroscopic rotator cuff reconstruction: a randomized controlled trial.

J Shoulder Elbow Surg.2020 Sep;29(9):1765-1774

Contributing Authors: P Karppi J Kukkonen T Kauko V Aarimaa A Ryosa

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Seventy patients with full-thickness supraspinatus tendon tears who underwent arthroscopic rotator cuff reconstruction were randomized to receive either supervised physiotherapy (n=35) or home exercises alone (n=35). The primary outcome of interest was the Constant Shoulder score at 1 year follow-up. The secondary outcomes of interest included the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) for pain and the Subje...

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