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Kinesitherapy - a major method of conservative therapy for patients with Frozen shoulder

Ilia Todorov

Abstract

Purpose: To review the scientific research about the incorporation and efficiency of the different kinesitherapy procedures for patients with frozen shoulder. To make conclusions and suggest a proper therapeutic approach.

Materials and Methods: All available sources, including literature and internet database have been examined. The latest scientific research articles have been represented in brief and summarized at the end.

Results: According to the majority of the authors the kinesitherapy is a major method of conservative treatment that is recommended to be used in both primary and secondary care.

Conclusion: The low cost of the method together with the good clinical results are arguments in favour of the mass incorporation of the kinesitherapy in both primary and secondary care.


Keywords

frozen shoulder; kinesitherapy; conservative treatment; combining methods

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/ssm.v46i3.768
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Ilia Todorov
Medical University of Varna
Bulgaria

Clinic of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, University Hospital `St. Marina`

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