Comparative Effectiveness of Nonoperative and Operative Treatments for Rotator Cuff Tears
Postoperative Rehabilitation Options for Rotator Cuff Tears
The postoperative rehabilitation comparisons studied in the 11 postoperative rehabilitation studies (10 comparative, 1 uncontrolled) are as follows: physical therapy with or without continuous passive motion; land-based therapy with or without aquatic therapy; inpatient vs. day-patient rehabilitation; home exercise program with or without individualized physical therapy programs; early progressive activation and then resistive exercises vs. early immobilization followed by delayed progressive resistive exercise; standardized vs. nonstandardized physical therapy programs; videotape vs. physical therapy home-exercise instruction.
- Seida J, Schouten JR, Mousavi SS, et al. Comparative Effectiveness of Nonoperative and Operative Treatments for Rotator Cuff Tears, Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 22 (Prepared by University of Alberta Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-02-0023). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; July 2010. AHRQ Publication No. 10-EHC050.
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