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Volume:10 Issue:3 Number:13 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13212
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Adding Balneotherapy to Physical Therapy Improves Clinical Outcomes for Supraspinatus Tendinopathy


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OrthoEvidence. Adding Balneotherapy to Physical Therapy Improves Clinical Outcomes for Supraspinatus Tendinopathy. ACE Report. 2021;10(3):13. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13212

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

Does balneotherapy provide additive effects to physical therapy in patients with subacute supraspinatus tendinopathy? A randomized, controlled, single-blind study

Int J Biometeorol. 2021 Feb;65(2): 301-310.

Contributing Authors: C Koç EE Kurt FA Koçak HR Erdem NM Konar

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Synopsis

Ninety-six patients with sub-acute supraspinatus tendinopathy were randomized to receive a 3 week multimodal treatment program of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), hot pack treatment, ultrasound therapy, and Codman's exercises with additional balneotherapy (spa treatment; n=48) or without balneotherapy (n=48). The outcomes of interest included range of motion (ROM) in flexion, ab...

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