Within the research field ”Shoulder problems – assessment, treatment and outcome measures” at Linköping University, several studies in the area of physiotherapy is on-going and performed in close co-operation with primary health care and orthopedics.

Research aiming to evaluate treatment efficacy, both short- and long-term, to guide future rehabilitation strategies. Randomized clinical trials (RCT) regarding exercises as well as qualitative studies to explore the patients experience of rehabilitation i.e. support and guidance for increased participation and improved adherence to rehabilitation strategies.

Here you will find a link to the SWESS study protocol Clinical trials, both Swedish and English version of the website

Exercise program

Exercise programme

Specific Exercise program for subacromial pain with impingement used in reference “Effect of specific exercise strategy on need for surgery in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome: randomised controlled study”.

BMJ 2012;344:e787

Appendix - the specific exercise program