Target population:

  • Adults (aged 18 years and older) with shoulder pain <6 months’ duration

Shoulder conditions:

  • Soft tissue disorders of the shoulder managed using this guideline include grades I and II sprains or strains, tendinitis, calcific tendinitis, bursitis and impingement syndrome affecting the gleno-humeral and acromio-clavicular joints

Interventions:

  • Non-invasive management 

Target users:

  • Healthcare providers (e.g., medical doctors, physiotherapists, nurse practitioners, chiropractors, psychologists, and massage therapists) caring for patients with shoulder pain in primary, secondary, and tertiary health care settings