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Volume:3 Issue:9 Number:77 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #6781
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Addition of static progressive stretch device to physical therapy for adhesive capsulitis

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OrthoEvidence. Addition of static progressive stretch device to physical therapy for adhesive capsulitis. ACE Report. 2014;3(9):77. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/6781

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of a static progressive stretch device as an adjunct to physical therapy in treating adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder: a prospective, randomised study

Physiotherapy. 2014 Sep;100(3):228-34. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2013.08.006. Epub 2013 Oct 3.

Contributing Authors: M Ibrahim R Donatelli M Hellman J Echternach

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60 patients (60 shoulders) with a diagnosis of adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder were randomized to traditional therapy either combined with the use of a static progressive stretch device, or to traditional therapy alone. The efficacy of the device was evaluated with respect to clinical and functional outcomes up to 1 year. Results indicated that range of motion significantly improved in the sta...

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