Early motion versus sling immobilization after mini-open rotator cuff repair
Early mobilisation following mini-open rotator cuff repair: a randomised control trialBone Joint J. 2015 Sep;97-B(9):1257-63
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189 patients with a full-thickness rotator cuff tear and scheduled for mini-open repair were randomized to either early mobilization or 6-week sling immobilization postoperatively. The purpose of this study was to compare shoulder range of motion, pain, and disease-specific quality of life over a follow-up period of 24-months. The results demonstrated no significant differences between groups in o...
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