Intra-articular Glucose Injections for Orthoregeneration of Frozen Shoulder. A Clinical Case.

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Jan Kersschot

Abstract

Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is a difficult to treat disorder characterized by pain and loss of movement. Novel therapies such as hydraulic distension with orthobiologics may improve outcomes among individuals with this debilitating condition. The clinical case in this article describes the treatment of a patient with frozen shoulder using a series of joint injections using high volumes of sugar water. The positive outcome of this novel injection technique is an invitation to design clinical trials using orthobiologics for frozen shoulder.

Keywords: adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder, intra-articular injections, orthobiologics, prolotherapy, capsule-preserved hydraulic distension, glucose, dextrose, intra-articular steroids, hydrodilatation

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KERSSCHOT, Jan. Intra-articular Glucose Injections for Orthoregeneration of Frozen Shoulder. A Clinical Case.. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 8, aug. 2023. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/4276>. Date accessed: 23 may 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v11i8.4276.
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