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Adhesive Capsulitis and Dynamic Splinting

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/710389

Conclusion: The difference for the combined treatment group was attributed to patients' receiving the best PT combined with structured "home therapy" that contributed an additional 90 hours of end-range stretching. This adjunct should be included in the standard of care for adhesive Capsulitis.
Adhesive Capsulitis and Dynamic Splinting: A Controlled, Cohort...
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Adhesive Capsulitis eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic372.htm

The terms adhesive capsulitis and frozen shoulder syndrome (FSS) have been used to describe an array of clinical conditions, including subacromial bursitis, calcifying tendinitis, and partial rotator cuff tears. Despite the diverse nomenclature used to describe FSS, all of these terms denote different clinical conditions that may cause the painful...
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Adhesive Capsulitis eMedicine PMR

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/pmr/TOPIC8.HTM

Adhesive capsulitis, most commonly referred to as frozen shoulder (FS), is an idiopathic disease with 2 principal characteristics: pain and contracture.
Synonyms and related keywords: restrictive periarthritis, Duplay disease, Duplay's disease, frozen shoulder, FS, frozen shoulder syndrome, FSS, scapulohumeral periarthritis, complex regional pain syndrome type 1, CRPS1
Roy, Dahan & Fortin 2007
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Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder PatientPlus

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rozen shoulder is one of the commonest causes of intrinsic shoulder pain. It is a glenohumeral disorder and can occur in one shoulder or both shoulders simultaneously. Thickening and contraction of the glenohumeral joint capsule and formation of adhesions causes pain and loss of movement.
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Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/adhesive_capsulitis_of_the_shoulder


- refers to a condition in which the shoulder capsule becomes contracted and thickened;
- patients note a dramatic decrease in shoulder ROM;
- in many cases there is spontaneous resolution after 1-3 years and motion is re-gained
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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Interventional microadhesiolysis a new nonsurgical release technique for adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/9/12

BACKGROUND: A nonsurgical intervention, interventional microadhesiolysis, was developed to release adhesions in joints and soft tissues. This paper introduces the procedure and evaluates the efficacy of the intervention for adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder. METHODS: Ten patients (five men and five women) with primary adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder were...
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Prospective Evaluation of Arthroscopic Capsular Release for

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SDSA Library San Diego Shoulder Institute 1997 Gregory P. Nicholson, MD Web Archive copy Last posted 2006
The pathophysiology and time course of frozen shoulder is still unclear. Few prospective studies documenting the duration of symptoms and response to treatment are available. A prospective study of arthroscopic capsular release for adhesive...
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Range of shoulder motion in patients with adhesive capsulitis

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/9/49/abstract

Range of shoulder motion in patients with adhesive capsulitis; intra-tester reproducibility is acceptable for group comparisons Einar Kristian Tveita , Ole Marius Ekeberg , Niels Gunnar Juel and Erik Bautz-Holter BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008, 9:49 Abstract & Full text link
Measurements of range of motion play a key role in shoulder...
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