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Vol:244 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14686
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Aquatic Therapy vs. Standard Rehabilitation After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

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OrthoEvidence. Aquatic Therapy vs. Standard Rehabilitation After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair. ACE Report. 2022;244(1):1. Available from:

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

Aquatic Therapy versus Standard Rehabilitation after Surgical Rotator Cuff Repair: A Randomized Prospective Study.

Biology (Basel). 2022 01-Apr;():. 10.3390/biology11040610

Contributing Authors:
Dufournet Adrien Chong Xue Ling Schwitzguébel Adrien Bernimoulin Corinne Carvalho Myriam Bothorel Hugo Lädermann Alexandre

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86 patients who underwent an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair were randomized to receive 3 months of aquatic-based therapy (n=44) or standard land-based therapy (n=42). The outcomes of interest included range of motion (active forward flexion; external rotation), the Single Assessment Numeric Evaluation (SANE) score, the Constant score, pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the American Shoulder an...

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