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The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of barbotage therapy by comparing the clinical and sonographic changes in patients that solely receive barbotage to patients receiving the standard of care, barbotage with cortisone injection.
Calcific tendonitis is a condition caused by calcium deposits building up in a person's muscles or tendons. If calcium builds up in an area, a person may feel pain and discomfort there. The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of barbotage therapy (injecting and washing the shoulder joint with saline) by comparing the amount of pain, shoulder function, and X-Rays in patients with calcific tendonitis that receive the standard of care, barbotage with cortisone injection, against barbotage with saline injection. Receiving barbotage without cortisone is therefore considered experimental.
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NYU Langone Health
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-21T12:45:43-0400
Calcific tendinopathy of the shoulder is often self-limited with a relatively benign clinical course. Therefore, first-line therapy should be conservative and focused on symptom relief. Ho...
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An anti-inflammatory 9-fluoro-glucocorticoid.
Inflammation (tendinitis) or degeneration (tendinosis) of the tendons of the elbow.
Thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of muscular ARTERIES due to calcification of the TUNICA MEDIA, the concentric layers of helically arranged SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS.
Clinical syndrome describing overuse tendon injuries characterized by a combination of PAIN, diffuse or localized swelling, and impaired performance. Distinguishing tendinosis from tendinitis is clinically difficult and can be made only after histopathological examination.
An anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic glucocorticoid that can be administered orally, by inhalation, locally, and parenterally. It may cause water and salt retention.
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Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...