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Progressive Exercise After Operation of Rotator Cuff Rupture and Anterior Labrum Rupture

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Jyväskylä Central Hospital Identifier:
First received: February 15, 2008
Last updated: May 25, 2010
Last verified: May 2010
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of progressive strength training after rotator cuff and labrum operation of the shoulder joint.

Condition Intervention
Rotator Cuff Disease
Shoulder Joint
Behavioral: Progressive exercise

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Progressive Exercise After Operation of Rotator Cuff Rupture and Anterior Labrum Rupture: Randomized Controlled Trial

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Further study details as provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Strength and mobility [ Time Frame: one year ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A Behavioral: Progressive exercise
home-based exercise program, 2 to 3 exercise sessions per week


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • rupture of rotator cuff
  • rupture of anterior labrum
  • age 18 to 65 years
  • motivated to continue in work life
  • motivated for rehabilitation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • former operation in the same joint
  • major arthrosis in the same joint
  • cervical disk herniation
  • concised spinal cord
  • conditions after cervical spine operations
  • rheumatic diseases
  • fibromyalgia
  • pregnancy
  • severe depression
  • alcoholism
  • misusing of drugs
  • disease that prevents progressive exercise eg. back pain, heart disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00624117

Jyväskylä Central Hospital
Jyväskylä, Finland, 40620
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jyväskylä Central Hospital
Principal Investigator: Jari Ylinen, PhD Jyväskylä Central Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jari Ylinen, MD, PhD, Jyväskylä Central Hospital Identifier: NCT00624117     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Dnro46/2005
Study First Received: February 15, 2008
Last Updated: May 25, 2010

Keywords provided by Jyväskylä Central Hospital:
shoulder joint
recovery of function
effectiveness of rehabilitation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on May 25, 2017