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Effects of weighted and un-weighted pendulum exercises on ultrasonographic acromiohumeral distance in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome

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dc.contributor.author Akkaya, Nuray
dc.contributor.author Akkaya, Semih
dc.contributor.author Güngör, Harun Reşit
dc.contributor.author Yaşar, Gökçe
dc.contributor.author Atalay, Nilgün Şimşir
dc.contributor.author Şahin, Füsun
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-16T12:58:50Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-16T12:58:50Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.issn 10538127 (ISSN)
dc.identifier.uri http://acikerisim.pau.edu.tr:8080/xmlui/handle/11499/9194
dc.description.abstract BACKGROUND: Although functional results of combined rehabilitation programs are reported, there have been no reports studying the effects of solo pendulum exercises on ultrasonographic measurements of acromiohumeral distance (AHD). OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of weighted and un-weighted pendulum exercises on ultrasonographic AHD and clinical symptoms in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome. METHODS: Patients with subacromial impingement syndrome were randomized to performing weighted (1.5 kilograms hand held dumbbell, N = 18) or un-weighted (free of weight, N = 16) pendulum exercises for 4 weeks, 3 sessions/day. Exercises were repeated for each direction of shoulder motion in each session (ten minutes). Clinical situation was evaluated by Constant score and Shoulder Pain Disability Index (SPADI). Ultrasonographic measurements of AHD at 0°, 30° and 60° shoulder abduction were performed. All clinical and ultrasonographic evaluations were performed at the beginning of the exercise program and at end of 4 weeks of exercise program. RESULTS: Thirty-four patients (23 females, 11 males; mean age 41.7 ± 8.9 years) were evaluated. Significant clinical improvements were detected in both exercise groups between pre and post-treatment evaluations (p < 0.05). There was no significant difference for pre and post-treatment AHD measurements at 0°, 30°, and 60° shoulder abduction between groups (p > 0.05). There was no significant difference for pre and post-treatment narrowing of AHD (narrowing of 0°'30°, and 0°'60°) between groups (p > 0.05). CONCLUSION: While significant clinical improvements were achieved with both weighted and un-weighted solo pendulum exercises, no significant difference was detected for ultrasonographic AHD measurements between exercise groups. © 2017 IOS Press and the authors. All rights reserved.
dc.language.iso English
dc.publisher IOS Press
dc.relation.isversionof 10.3233/BMR-160737
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess
dc.subject Acromiohumeral distance
dc.subject codman exercises
dc.subject pendulum exercises
dc.subject subacromial impingement syndrome
dc.subject ultrasonography
dc.subject abduction
dc.subject acromiohumeral distance
dc.subject adult
dc.subject Article
dc.subject clinical article
dc.subject controlled study
dc.subject echography
dc.subject female
dc.subject health program
dc.subject human
dc.subject joint function
dc.subject kinesiotherapy
dc.subject male
dc.subject musculoskeletal system parameters
dc.subject pain assessment
dc.subject pain severity
dc.subject pendulum exercise
dc.subject priority journal
dc.subject randomized controlled trial
dc.subject shoulder
dc.subject shoulder impingement syndrome
dc.subject single blind procedure
dc.subject therapy effect
dc.subject treatment response
dc.subject ultrasound scanner
dc.subject weight lifting
dc.subject acromion
dc.subject diagnostic imaging
dc.subject joint characteristics and functions
dc.subject middle aged
dc.subject pain measurement
dc.subject pathophysiology
dc.subject physiology
dc.subject procedures
dc.subject treatment outcome
dc.subject Acromion
dc.subject Adult
dc.subject Exercise Therapy
dc.subject Female
dc.subject Humans
dc.subject Male
dc.subject Middle Aged
dc.subject Pain Measurement
dc.subject Range of Motion, Articular
dc.subject Shoulder
dc.subject Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
dc.subject Treatment Outcome
dc.subject Ultrasonography
dc.title Effects of weighted and un-weighted pendulum exercises on ultrasonographic acromiohumeral distance in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome
dc.type Article
dc.relation.journal Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
dc.contributor.authorID 0000-0002-9307-3342
dc.contributor.authorID 0000-0002-0721-0890
dc.contributor.authorID 0000-0001-5231-7702
dc.identifier.volume 30
dc.identifier.issue 2
dc.identifier.startpage 221
dc.identifier.endpage 228
dc.relation.publicationCategory Ulusal Hakemli Dergi
dc.identifier.index Scopus
dc.identifier.index WOS
dc.identifier.index PubMed

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