Upper Limb

Surgery for Shoulder Impingement

Surgery for Shoulder Impingement

Is surgery for shoulder impingement of help to patients? I have no doubt that it helps some patients, but what is the evidence in regards to surgery versus conservative rehabilitation? The following literature caught my eye recently: Ketola et al (2013) A five-year randomised controlled trial examining the effectiveness of arthroscopic acromioplasty in the treatment of stage […]

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Physiotherapy Treatment for Shoulder Pain – Research Evidence

Physiotherapy Treatment for Shoulder Pain – Research Evidence

Another Research Evidence post! This time the shoulder…..What is the research evidence in regards to Physiotherapy Treatment for Shoulder Pain? Diagnostic Tests Hughes et al (2008) A systematic review of investigations into the diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for rotator cuff pathology. Conclusions: Overall, most tests for rotator cuff pathology were inaccurate and cannot be recommended for clinical use. […]

Physiotherapy Treatment of Tendinopathy – Research Evidence

Physiotherapy Treatment of Tendinopathy – Research Evidence

The following is a summary of the Research Evidence in relation to Tendinopathy. In particular the Physiotherapy Treatment of Tendinopathy. As per previous “Research Evidence” posts I plan to re-visit this post to keep it up to date. General Research on Tendinopathy Treatment Wasielewski and Kotsko (2007) Systematic review looking at the use of eccentric […]

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