Adhesive capsulitis – A review of the ‘Joint Active Systems (JAS) Shoulder’ and its impact on treatment
At present, there is anecdotal evidence on the efficacy of JAS Shoulder in improving ROM among patients diagnosed with stage 2 or 3 adhesive capsulitis. However, it should be noted that this evidence came from a low quality, level 1 evidence study that needs to be duplicated by other researchers. This study also provided evidence that standard physiotherapy may be beneficial in improving ROM among these patients. Perhaps, more importantly, it needs to be proven that the JAS Shoulder device is more efficacious than “older”, presently used rehabilitation devices in furthering the treatment of patients with adhesive capsulitis.