Non-Operative Treatment of Subacromial Impingement Syndrome*

@article{Morrison1997NonOperativeTO,
  title={Non-Operative Treatment of Subacromial Impingement Syndrome*},
  author={David Scott Morrison and Anthony D. Frogameni and Paul M. Woodworth},
  journal={The Journal of Bone \& Joint Surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={79},
  pages={732–37}
}
We performed a retrospective study of 616 patients (636 shoulders) who had subacromial impingement syndrome to assess the results of non-operative treatment. The diagnosis was made on the basis of a positive impingement sign and the absence of other abnormalities of the shoulder, such as full-thickness tears of the rotator cuff, osteoarthrosis of the acromioclavicular joint, instability of the glenohumeral joint, or adhesive capsulitis. All patients were managed with anti-inflammatory… 

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