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Define/describe the condition
Describe the pertinent anatomy and provide links to relevant pages
Describe the biologic basis of the disorder or the mechanism of injury
Describe the natural history,epidemiology and prognosis
Patient History and Physical Findings
Describe the means to elicit the most useful information from the patient history and physical examination as well as the relevant findings
Imaging and other Diagnostic Studies
Describe appropriate radiologic and other diagnostic studies
Include a list with links to relevant conditions
Evidence for Non-Operative Treatment
- Morrison et al (JBJS AM, 1997) used PT and medication for 6 weeks consisting of ER/IR exercises and deltoid exercises reporting overall success rate of 67%. Symptoms less than 4 weeks 78%, 1-6 months 63%, greater than 6 months 67%.
- Brox et al (JSES, 1999) randomly assigned patients for PT, arthroscopy, and placebo. Surgery, PT, and placebo yielded 68%, 61%, and 25% execellent to good results.
Operative treatment - include links to pages with detailed surgical techniques
Indications and contraindications
Pearls and Pitfalls
Tips and problems to avoid
Include immediate postoperative care and rehabilitation
Include functional and prosthetic survivorship data as applicable
Include overview of complications
Insert selected references and landmark articles