Last updated on February 2018

Does Ultrasound-guided Suprascapular Nerve Block Provide Additional Benefit Over Traditional Rehabilitation Program for Patients With Chronic Shoulder Pain

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Suprascapular Nerve Block
  • Age: Between 40 - 80 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. chronic shoulder pain with duration of complaints more than 3 months
  2. diagnosis of frozen shoulder or rotator cuff disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. other conditions involving the shoulder ( rheumatoid arthritis, Hill-Sachs lesions,osteoporosis, or malignancies in the shoulder region);
  2. neurologic deficits affecting shoulder function in normal daily activities;
  3. shoulder pain caused by cervical radiculopathy
  4. a history of drug allergy to xylocaine
  5. pregnancy or lactation;
  6. received injection into the affected shoulder during the preceding 3 months

Recruitment Status: Open

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