Frozen Shoulder Physiotherapy

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Project Description

Patients with frozen shoulder show limited shoulder mobility often accompanied by pain. Common treatment methods include physiotherapy, pain medication, administration of corticosteroids, and surgical capsulotomy. Frozen shoulder often lasts from months to years and mostly affects persons in the age group of 40 to 70 years. It severely reduces the quality of life and the ability to work.

Additional Information

Team: Thomas Stütz, Gerlinde Emsenhuber, Daniela Huber, Michael Domhardt, Martin Tiefengrabner, Gertie Janneke Oostingh, Ulrike Fötschl, Nicholas Matis, Simon Ginzinger

SmartHealthCheck Project
Department of Multimedia Technology
University of Applied Sciences Salzburg
Puch / Salzburg, Austria



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(How) Can an App Support Physiotherapy for Frozen Shoulder Patients? (2019)

Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2019. INTERACT 2019. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11746. Springer
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Mobile Phone–Supported Physiotherapy for Frozen Shoulder: Feasibility Assessment Based on a Usability Study (2017)

JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies, 4 (2), 2017.
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An Interactive 3D Health App with Multimodal Information Representation for Frozen Shoulder (2017)

Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, pp. 3:1–3:11, ACM, Vienna, Austria, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-4503-5075-4.

Contributing Staff

Simon Ginzinger

Gerlinde Emsenhuber

Martin Tiefengrabner

Thomas Stütz

Michael Domhardt