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Volume:137 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #14100
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Suprascapular Nerve Block in the Treatment of Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain


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OrthoEvidence. Suprascapular Nerve Block in the Treatment of Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain. ACE Report. 2021;137(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14100

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

Effectiveness of Suprascapular Nerve Block in the Treatment of Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Front Neurol. 2021; 12: 723664.

Contributing Authors: Y Hou Y Wang X Sun Y Lou Y Yu T Zhang

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Synopsis

281 patients across 8 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis comparing suprascapular nerve block and control (active or placebo) for pain relief. Pooled outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), range of motion, and the Fugl-Meyer Assessment for Motor Recovery after stroke. No significant differences were observed between suprascapular nerve block...

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