Patients suffering with persistent symptoms of subacromial shoulder impingement, despite appropriate non-operative management should be given the option to choose decompression surgery.
Note: Subacromial shoulder impingement means subacromial pain not caused by associated diagnoses such as rotator cuff tears, acromio-clavicular joint pain, or calcific tendinopathy. Non-operative treatment such as physiotherapy and exercise programmes are effective and safe in many cases.
|16 April 2019
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