Arthrographic distension for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder).

  title={Arthrographic distension for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder).},
  author={Rachelle Buchbinder and Sally Green and Joanne M Youd and Renea V Johnston and Miranda Cumpston},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder or painful stiff shoulder) is characterised by spontaneous onset of shoulder pain accompanied by progressive stiffness and disability. It is usually self-limiting but often has a prolonged course over two to three years. OBJECTIVES To determine the effectiveness and safety of arthrographic distension of the glenohumeral joint in the treatment of adults with adhesive capsulitis. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Review… CONTINUE READING
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