Upper Extremity

Updated: January 2021

Shoulder Conditions

Adhesive capsulitis

  • A 2020 systematic review assessed the efficacy of physical therapy interventions for adhesive capsulitis. Evidence suggests that certain physical therapy techniques and modalities are strongly recommended for pain relief, improvement of ROM, and functional status in patients with adhesive capsulitis, while others are either moderately or mildly recommended. However, the efficacy of one treatment modality over another is uncertain. FREE FULL TEXT

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A literature synthesis of Chiropractic Care for Upper Extremities — an academically rigorous analysis of all the available scientific literature using internationally accepted tools to rate each article according to specific criteria indicating only what we can conclude with supportable, scientific evidence.