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Surgical options for patients with shoulder pain.

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Shoulder pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint in the community, which can arise from diverse causes. Regardless of the cause, mild cases can often be effectively treated conservatively, with options including rest, physiotherapy, pain relief and glucocorticoid injections. If conservative strategies fail after a 3-6 month period then surgery might be considered. Generally, the proportion of patients with shoulder pain who require surgery is small. When surgery is considered, a clear diag...

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10.1038/nrrheum.2010.25

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Nature reviews. Rheumatology More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
4
Pages:
217-226
Publication date:
2010-04-01
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1759-4804
ISSN:
1759-4790

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