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ACE Report #9915
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Supervised physiotherapy vs home exercises alone following hydrodilatation for frozen shoulder

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Supervised physiotherapy program does not improve results over home exercises alone following hydrodilation for frozen shoulder

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 May;26(5):757-765

Contributing Authors: PM Robinson J Norris CP Roberts

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41 patients with primary frozen shoulder who received treatment with hydrodilatation were randomized to either participate in a 4-week supervised physiotherapy program afterward in addition to a home exercise therapy program, or to home exercises alone. Patients were assessed for shoulder function on the Oxford Shoulder Score, pain, and range of motion at 4 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, and 12-month ...

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