Ultrasonographic Guided Intra Articular Steroid versus Hyaluronic Acid in Adhesive Capsulitis with and without Suprascapular Nerve Block: a Randomized Controlled Trial

SUMMARY Objective. To compare the effictiveness of intra articular injection (IAI) of steroid and HA with or without Suprascapular nerve block (SSNB) in the management of AC. Patients and methods. Randomized controlled trial involved 80 patients (62 women and 18 men) clinically diagnosed as having adhesive capsulitis divided into 2 main groups: intra articular injection … Continued

The Effectiveness of Physiotherapy in Idiopathic or Primary Frozen Shoulder: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

SUMMARY Objective. The objective of this work was to evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapy in individuals affected by primary or idiopathic frozen shoulder, considering only studies that employed a randomized controlled trial. Methods. A systematic review and meta-analysis were carried out according to PRISMA guidelines. Three bibliographic databases were searched: MEDLINE, Cochrane Library and PEDro. … Continued