IRP Study

Trial Acronym IRP Study
Clinical Area Injuries and emergencies
Description Treatment of Subacromial Shoulder Pain by Individual or Group Physiotherapy following Corticosteroid Injection.
Status Closed
RECRUITMENT
Date Opened to Recruitment September 2008
Target Recruitment 200
Recruitment to date 136 (closed early to recruitment)
TRIAL DESIGN
Trial Design A single blind randomised trial comparing rotator cuff rehabilitation classes with traditional individual physiotherapy in “subacromial pain”.
Study Aim To determine if a course of rotator cuff rehabilitation classes is as effective as individual physiotherapy in the treatment of shoulder pain due to subacromial pain.
CHIEF INVESTIGATOR (CI)
Chief Investigator Dr Ian Ryans
SPONSOR(s) & FUNDER(s)
Sponsor South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Funder Public Health Agency, Health and Social Care, Research and Development