Posterior arthroscopic capsular release in frozen shoulder.

  title={Posterior arthroscopic capsular release in frozen shoulder.},
  author={Martyn Snow and Ihab Boutros and Lennard Funk},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={25 1},
PURPOSE The aims of our study were to assess the overall effectiveness of arthroscopic capsular release and to determine if the addition of a posterior capsular release had any benefit, particularly in relation to internal rotation. METHODS Forty-eight consecutive patients with primary or secondary frozen shoulder in whom conservative physiotherapy had failed were included in the study. Arthroscopic capsular release was performed in all cases. Group 1 had an anterior and inferior release only… CONTINUE READING

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