Transdermal nitroglycerine treatment of shoulder tendinopathies in patients with spinal cord injuries

@article{GinerPascual2011TransdermalNT,
  title={Transdermal nitroglycerine treatment of shoulder tendinopathies in patients with spinal cord injuries},
  author={Manuel Giner-Pascual and Modesto Alcanyis-Alberola and Felipe Querol and S Salinas-Huertas and Xavier Garcia-Mass{\'o} and L. Gonzalez},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2011},
  volume={49},
  pages={1014-1019}
}
Study design:A clinical blind study was conducted to determine the efficacy of transdermal nitroglycerine treatment on the awareness of shoulder pain.Objective:This study aims to determine the effects of transdermal nitroglycerine on shoulder pain and on functional shoulder movement in patients with spinal cord injuries and shoulder tendinopathies. A second aim is to establish the side effects of the treatment.Setting:Hospital “La Fe” in Valencia, Spain.Methods:A total of 45 spinal cord injury… CONTINUE READING

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Results : NT treatment reduced the awareness of shoulder pain and increased the functional movement and range of articular motion in the shoulders of the EG members ( P<0.05).Conclusions : We conclude that transdermal NT is an efficient method for treating shoulder tendinopathies in wheelchair users with spinal cord injuries .
Objective : This study aims to determine the effects of transdermal nitroglycerine on shoulder pain and on functional shoulder movement in patients with spinal cord injuries and shoulder tendinopathies .
Results : NT treatment reduced the awareness of shoulder pain and increased the functional movement and range of articular motion in the shoulders of the EG members ( P<0.05).Conclusions : We conclude that transdermal NT is an efficient method for treating shoulder tendinopathies in wheelchair users with spinal cord injuries .
Objective : This study aims to determine the effects of transdermal nitroglycerine on shoulder pain and on functional shoulder movement in patients with spinal cord injuries and shoulder tendinopathies .
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