Modified Impingement Test Can Predict the Level of Pain Reduction After Rotator Cuff Repair

@article{Oh2010ModifiedIT,
  title={Modified Impingement Test Can Predict the Level of Pain Reduction After Rotator Cuff Repair},
  author={Joo Han Oh and Sae Hoon Kim and Kyung Hwan Kim and Chung Hee Oh and Hyun Sik Gong},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={1383 - 1388}
}
Background: Most patients experience a significant reduction in pain after rotator cuff repair. However, there is currently no method to predict the level of pain reduction that each patient will experience. This report explores the usefulness of the modified impingement test for prognosis in cases of rotator cuff repair. Hypothesis: The amount of pain reduction after injection of lidocaine into the subacromial space preoperatively correlates with the level of pain reduction after rotator cuff… 

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