Table 2

Severity of shoulder symptoms at baseline and after one and six months

Baseline (n = 335) 1 month (n = 319) 6 months (n = 308)
Recovery since baseline 2-150
 Clinical improvement142  (44)209 (68)
 Clinical stability 156 (49)77 (25)
 Clinical deterioration 21 (7)22 (7)
 FSQ 85 (25)202 (63)235 (76)
 PSS 72 (24)43 (28)30 (27)
 SDQ 67 (23)47 (31)32 (31)
  • 2-150 Frequency (%), functional status question, three point ordinal scale: ‘only little discomfort during daily activities’, frequency (%), pain severity score, 100 point scale, mean (SD), Shoulder Disability Questionnaire, 100 point scale, mean (SD).