Comparison of the Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma, Corticosteroid, and Physical Therapy in Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

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Pasin T., Ataoglu S., Pasin Ö., ANKARALI H.

ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.34, no.3, pp.308-316, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/archrheumatol.2019.7225
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.308-316
  • Keywords: Corticosteroid, exercise, physical therapy, platelet-rich plasma, ROTATOR CUFF DISEASE, NONOPERATIVE TREATMENT, SHOULDER PAIN, ULTRASOUND, INJECTION
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Objectives: This study aims to investigate and compare the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection, corticosteroid injection, and physical therapy in addition to exercise treatment on pain, shoulder functions, and quality of life in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome (SAIS).