Exercise strategies in subacromial pain syndrome

Is there an added value of specific exercises?

Despite the large amount of research on exercise strategies for treating patients with subacromial pain syndrome (SPS), the evidence for using specific exercises rather than general exercises in rehabilitation is insufficient.

This the conclusion of a recent systematic review, which included 6 randomised controlled trials (RCTs) totalling 231 participants with SPS. Both qualitative and quantitative analyses were performed to synthesise the available data.

 
 

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