Treatment of the frozen shoulder by combination of cervical adjustment, ultrasonic therapy and muscle stretching

Kim Sung-Hui 1  and Song Chol 1
  • 1 Pyongyang Medical College, Kim Il Sung University, , Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea


Background: Physical therapy is an intervention commonly used in the treatment of subjects with frozen shoulder symptoms. The purpose of this study was to determine the influence and treatment efficiency of combination therapy of cervical adjustment, ultrasonic therapy and stretching on the frozen shoulder. Material/Methods: We studied 39 patients (male 22, female 17) who had frozen shoulder and divided them into test group (20, male 12, female 8) and control group (19, male 10, female 9). Results: The result of combination therapy of cervical adjustment, ultrasonic therapy and stretching was higher than control group, in study group 95.0%, in control group 78.9%.

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