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Volume:1 Issue:8 Number:145 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #717
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Hydrodilatation superior to manipulation in patients with adhesive capsulitis

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

Thawing the frozen shoulder: A randomised trial comparing manipulation under anaesthesia with hydrodilatation

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Sep;89(9):1197-200

Contributing Authors: NA Quraishi P Johnston J Bayer M Crowe AJ Chakrabarti

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40 patients that were eligible for inclusion were randomized to either receive manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA) or hydrodilatation as treatment for adhesive capsulitis. The results at 6 months indicate that both treatment groups had successful treatment resulting in good outcomes. However, the outcomes of patients treated with hydrodilatation were superior to those treated in the manipulation ...

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