Extended immobilization following rotator cuff repair yields similar retear rate
Effect of Immobilization without Passive Exercise After Rotator Cuff Repair Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Four and Eight Weeks of ImmobilizationJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Mar 19;96(6):e44. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01741
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100 patients undergoing rotator cuff repair were randomized to complete a rehabilitation program with 4 or 8 weeks of immobilization after surgery. The purpose of this study was to compare retear rates and short-term clinical outcomes between treatment groups. While significantly more patients in the 8 week immobilization group experienced stiffness at 24 months, postoperative retear rates, range ...
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