Shoulder Impingement Syndrome – Research

For non-operative treatment options at an early stage of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome (SIS), exercise combined with therapies such as kinesio taping, specific exercises, and acupuncture should be considered as the first line choices (2 included high quality acupuncture studies) (Dong 2015 – SR and network MA)(1).


1. Dong W, Goost H, Lin XB, Burger C, Paul C, Wang ZL, et al. Treatments for shoulder impingement syndrome: a PRISMA systematic review and network meta-analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Mar;94(10):e510