Department of Physical Medicine, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Is There Any Relationship between Frequency of Shoulder Impingement Steroid Injection and Diabetes Mellitus?
Author(s): Naglaa Hussein*, Matthew Bartels and Mark Thomas
Objective: Determine the relationship between frequency of steroid injections, duration between injections and diabetic status among shoulder impingement patients. Design: Retrospective. Setting: Outpatient. Participants: Charts of 412 patients presented with unilateral or bilateral shoulder pain diagnosed shoulder impingement syndrome and treated with steroid injections over a period of 01/2019-12/2020. Exclusion criteria: Those having manifestations suggesting of cervical radiculopathy, neuromuscular diseases, or shoulder trauma history. Interventions: Reviewing and collecting patient charts data; demographic data including occupation, body mass index, detailed medical history including DM history. Shoulder exam including impingem.. View More»