Use of Mobilization with Movement in the Treatment of a Patient with Subacromial Impingement: A Case Report

Lucy DeSantis, MS, PT, Scott M. Hasson, EdD, PT, FACSM

The purpose of this case report was to describe the use of MWM in the treatment of a 27-year old left-hand dominant male patient referred to physical therapy with a diagnosis of supraspinatus tendinopathy secondary to impingement. Interventions consisted of MWM and other manual therapy techniques, modalities, and therapeutic exercises. This case report indicates that MWM may be an effective treatment intervention for patients with subacromial impingement.

The Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy Vol. 14 No. 2 (2006), 77 – 87

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