Nonoperative management of idiopathic adhesive capsulitis.

@article{Levine2007NonoperativeMO,
  title={Nonoperative management of idiopathic adhesive capsulitis.},
  author={William N. Levine and Christine P Kashyap and Sean F. Bak and Christopher S. Ahmad and Theodore Alton Blaine and Louis U. Bigliani},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={
          569-73
        }
}
Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder is a common disorder, yet literature on its natural history is limited. This study examined patient characteristics, treatment patterns, and response to treatment of the disease in a large series of patients with this condition. Charts of 234 patients treated at our institution for adhesive capsulitis were reviewed retrospectively. The end points for the study were defined as resolution of symptoms with nonoperative treatment or operative treatment. A total… CONTINUE READING
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