A new kind of rehabilitation after Neer capsuloplasty: results.

I. Fusaro, G. Mari, F. Ricciardi

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The shoulder joint constitutes a sophisticated compromise between stability and movement: trauma such as dislocation and the surgery that follows to restore anatomical integrity, may cause a change in this balance, resulting in myofascial retraction, neuromotorial inhibition, and a deviation in motorial programming with the appearance of compensation. It is the purpose of this study to report the results obtained with a specific rehabilitation program in 18 patients submitted to Neer capsuloplasty to treat anterior shoulder instability. An objective and subjective study with pre-established stages, and a 12-month follow-up was done, to evaluate the results obtained based on the Rowe scale.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-170
Number of pages10
JournalLa Chirurgia degli organi di movimento
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1999


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