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Volume:4 Issue:3 Number:70 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7630
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

AAOS 2015: Exercise vs acromioplasty and exercise for shoulder impingement syndrome

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2015: Exercise vs acromioplasty and exercise for shoulder impingement syndrome. ACE Report. 2015;4(3):70. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7630

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Subgroup Analyses on Shoulder Impingement Syndrome - Which Patients do not Recover?

Contributing Authors: S Ketola J Lehtinen T Rousi M Nissinen H Huhtala YT Konttinen I Arnala

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


140 patients with shoulder impingement syndrome were randomized to undergo arthroscopic acromioplasty with exercise rehabilitation, or to participate in a supervised exercise program alone. The purpose of this study was to determine whether arthroscopic acromioplasty is superior to common nonsurgical treatment in terms of long-term pain relief, and to determine whether the treatments were less eff...

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