Shoulder Pain

Superficial Cervical Plexus Block May Be Safe, Effective for Emergency Medicine Use

Superficial Cervical Plexus Block May Be Safe, Effective for Emergency Medicine Use

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Superficial cervical plexus block may be safe and effective for use in emergency medicine.

Percutaneous Electrolysis May Be Useful Adjunct for Subacromial Pain Syndrome

Percutaneous Electrolysis May Be Useful Adjunct for Subacromial Pain Syndrome

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In patients with subacromial pain syndrome, ultrasound-guided percutaneous electrolysis plus standard therapy and exercise may not bring additional benefits in terms of disability and pressure sensitivity compared with therapy and exercise alone.

Simple Method May Improve Shoulder Strength in Referred Shoulder Pain

Simple Method May Improve Shoulder Strength in Referred Shoulder Pain

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Application of force to C5 using a mechanically assisted instrument may improve internal rotation strength and frequency but not severity of extreme shoulder pain.

Phrenic Nerve Infiltration vs SNB for Acute Ipsilateral Shoulder Pain

Phrenic Nerve Infiltration vs SNB for Acute Ipsilateral Shoulder Pain

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Investigators sought to determine whether phrenic nerve infiltration and suprascapular nerve block would control acute ipsilateral shoulder pain after thoracotomy.

Examining the Efficacy of Arthroscopic Decompression for Subacromial Shoulder Pain

Examining the Efficacy of Arthroscopic Decompression for Subacromial Shoulder Pain

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Arthroscopic subacromial decompression may not improve pain relative to placebo surgery or provide clinically important benefits compared with no treatment in patients with subacromial shoulder pain.

Injections of Corticosteroids vs Local Anesthetic in Rotator Cuff-Related Shoulder Pain

Injections of Corticosteroids vs Local Anesthetic in Rotator Cuff-Related Shoulder Pain

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Corticosteroid injections may be associated with greater efficacy in the short-term compared with local anesthetic injections in the treatment of rotator cuff-related shoulder pain.

Decompression Surgery May Not Improve Subacromial Shoulder Pain

Decompression Surgery May Not Improve Subacromial Shoulder Pain

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Surgical intervention with arthroscopic subacromial decompression may not yield a clinically significant reduction in shoulder pain and function in patients with subacromial pain.

Ultrasonography-Guided Percutaneous Irrigation for Calcific Tendinopathy: 1 vs 2 Needles

Ultrasonography-Guided Percutaneous Irrigation for Calcific Tendinopathy: 1 vs 2 Needles

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No difference in outcomes was found between a single- and a double-needle ultrasonography-guided percutaneous irrigation in patients with calcific tendinopathy.

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