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Cycloergometer and Rotator Cuff Tear

2016-10-12 01:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The cycloergometer is a mechanical device consisting of a bicycle frame fixed on a support base, designed to measure the amount of muscle work performed during exercise and the resistance to pedaling. The cycloergometer has been already employed in many fields of medicine.

However, up to date, a little use of cycloergometer in the management of chronic joint diseases has been documented and scientific studies have not clarified if cycloergometer is effective in these diseases and, particularly, in Rotator Cuff Tear patients.

Description

To evaluate the effects of cycloergometer on pain during activities (primary outcome) and shoulder functionality, the investigators performed a prospective randomized controlled study (pilot study) in patients with a symptomatic full-thickness RCT.

Since cycloergometer works through a continuous active and passive joint mobilization, the investigators expect it can reduce pain and improve shoulder functionality becoming a useful tool for physicians in the management of RCT patients.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Rotator Cuff Tear

Intervention

Cycloergometer

Status

Completed

Source

Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-12T01:38:21-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Rapidly destructive shoulder joint and bone disease found mainly in elderly, and predominantly in women. It is characterized by SHOULDER PAIN; JOINT INSTABILITY; and the presence of crystalline CALCIUM PHOSPHATES in the SYNOVIAL FLUID. It is associated with ROTATOR CUFF INJURIES.

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