Comparison of the efficacy of intramuscular botulinum toxin type-A injection into the pectoralis major and the teres major muscles and suprascapular nerve block for hemiplegic shoulder pain: a prospective, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial

This study aims to investigate the effect of botulinum toxin-A (BoNT-A) injection into pectoralis major and teres major muscles and suprascapular nerve block (SSNB) on pain, range of motion (ROM), and upper extremity function for (hemiplegic shoulder pain) HSP, and to compare the effectiveness of these two methods.Materials and methodsSixty patients with HSP were randomly assigned into 2 groups. The Group 1 (n = 30) received BoNT-A injection into the pectoralis major and teres major, and the Group 2 (n = 30) received SSSB. Patients were evaluated just before the start of the study, and 2 and 6 weeks after the start of the study with visual analog scale (VAS), Modified Ashworth Scale (MASH), the passive ROM, and the Fugl-Meyer Scale (FMS) arm section.ResultsIn Group 1, statistically significant improvement was found in all evaluation parameters on 2th and 6th week. Group 2 showed significant improvement in all parameters on week 2 (p 
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