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Volume:47 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13659
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Dextrose Prolotherapy Improves Pain & Function at 2 Wks vs Physiotherapy for Chronic RC Tendinopathy


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OrthoEvidence. Dextrose Prolotherapy Improves Pain & Function at 2 Wks vs Physiotherapy for Chronic RC Tendinopathy. ACE Report. 2021;47(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13659

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

Periarticular Neurofascial Dextrose Prolotherapy Versus Physiotherapy for the Treatment of Chronic Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Randomized Clinical Trial

J Clin Rheumatol. 2021 Jun 1;27(4): 136-142.

Contributing Authors: MK Kazempour Mofrad Z Rezasoltani A Dadarkhah RK Mofrad F Abdorrazaghi S Azizi

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Synopsis

Sixty-six patients suffering from chronic rotator cuff tendinopathy were randomized to receive neurofascial dextrose prolotherapy (n=33) or a control (n=33; a combination of transcutaneous electrical stimulation, pulsed ultrasound, superficial heat, and an exercise program) for pain relief. The primary outcome of interest included shoulder pain measured using the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index...

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