Table 4

Participants’ global assessment of overall change from baseline at six weeks and six months after randomisation according to treatment group. Values are numbers (percentages) of participants

Change in shoulderPhysiotherapyInjectionTotal
6 Week follow upn=100n=98n=198
    Completely recovered 6 (6)18 (19) 24 (12)
    Some improvement71 (72)51 (54)122 (63)
    No change14 (14)16 (17) 30 (16)
    Worse 6 (6) 8 (8) 14 (7)
    Much worse 1 (1) 2 (2) 3 (2)
    Missing 2 3 5
6 Month follow upn=99n=97n=196
    Completely recovered23 (24)17 (18) 40 (21)
    Some improvement59 (61)63 (65)122 (63)
    No change 7 (7) 6 (6) 13 (7)
    Worse 7 (7)10 (10) 17 (9)
    Much worse 0 1 (1) 1 (1)
    Missing 3 0 3