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High-dosage medical exercise therapy for shoulder impingement improves pain & function

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September 2014

High-dosage medical exercise therapy for shoulder impingement improves pain & function

Vol: 3| Issue: 9| Number:8| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

High-dosage medical exercise therapy in patients with long-term subacromial shoulder pain: a randomized controlled trial

Physiother Res Int. 2010 Dec;15(4):232-42. doi: 10.1002/pri.468

Contributing Authors:
H Osteras TA Torstensen B Osteras

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Synopsis

61 patients with shoulder impingement were randomized to complete 3 months of either high-dosage (HD) or low-dosage (LD) medical exercise therapy (including both aerobic and shoulder-specific exercise) in order to determine what impact they had on shoulder pain and function. Results collected over 15 months indicated that patients who took part in the HD medical exercise therapy programme experien...

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