AAOS 2015: ESWT vs. corticosteroid for shoulder adhesive capsulitis
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Improves Short-term Functional Outcomes of Shoulder Adhesive Capsulitis
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40 patients with primary adhesive capsulitis were randomized to receive extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) or oral prednisolone. This study was performed to determine whether ESWT improved functional outcome when compared to steroid treatment. The Constant shoulder score (CSS) and the Oxford shoulder score (OSS) were used to assess outcome. Results indicated that both treatment options led to...
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