Effects of Subscapularis Muscle Dry Needling on clinical symptom improvement in People with Frozen Shoulder: A Randomized Controlled Trial Protocol

SUMMARY Background. Frozen shoulder is one of the major complaints among mid-aged and elderly populations and its initial symptoms are common with the initial symptoms of myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) of the subscapularis. Developing MTrPs of the  subscapularis is prevalent and may aggravate frozen shoulder manifestations. Dry needling (DN), as a new approach, can deactivate … Continued

Can Supraspinatus Tears Contribute to Acquired Subcoracoid Impingement? A Radiological Study of Anterosuperior Cuff Tears

SUMMARY Backgroud. Many subscapularis (SubS) lesions represent the result of the progression of anterosuperior cuff tears, although their pathophysiology is still relatively unknown. The goal of this paper was to determine the influence of supraspinatus tears in the development of subcoracoid impingement and therefore SubS tears. Methods. This is a retrospective, controlled and single-blinded study. We analyzed 301 patients … Continued