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Manual Therapy for the Treatment of Shoulder Pain: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: July 20, 2017
Project Number: RA0915-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report


  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of using manual therapy for the treatment of adult or pediatric patients with shoulder pain?

Key Message

Twelve systematic reviews (four with meta-analysis), 18 randomized controlled trials, and four non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of manual therapy for adults and pediatric patients with shoulder pain.