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Vol:297 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14981
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Suprascapular Nerve Blocks for Subacute Adhesive Capsulitis

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OrthoEvidence. Suprascapular Nerve Blocks for Subacute Adhesive Capsulitis . ACE Report. 2000;297(1):1. Available from:

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

Randomized controlled trial of suprascapular nerve blocks for subacute adhesive capsulitis

Eur J Phys Rehabil Med . 2022 Aug;58(4):630-637.

Contributing Authors:
M Schiltz N Beeckmans B Gillard T DE Baere SM Hatem

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Thirty-five patients with subacute adhesive capsulitis were randomized to receive either a suprascapular nerve block with ropivacaine (n=19) or saline (n=16). The primary outcome of this trial was shoulder function using the Constant-Murley Score after 4 weeks. Secondary outcomes assessed range of motion and shoulder pain intensity 4 weeks after the last injection. No significant differences were ...

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