AbstractSoft tissue injuries of shoulder is a common cause ofshoulder pain and functional limitation in athletes in manykind of sports, regardless of their qualifications. These inju-ries have a significant impact on their career developmentand limit their ability to participate in competitive sports. 52young athletes, aged 18-30 years old, were selected for study.The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness ofinterferential current therapy and laser therapy in the treat-ment of traumatic soft tissue injuries in athletes, comparedindependently using of interferential current therapy.Patients were randomly divided into three groups andappropriate rehabilitative interventions were performed. Ath-lete’s shoulder function and the results of medical rehabilita-tion measures were assessed before and after treatment us-ing Penn Shoulder Score (PSS), Western Ontario RotatorCuff Score (WORC), Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinical shoul-der and elbow score (KJOC) scales. The fragment of thepresent study includes the evaluation of patients in the firstand second groups with combination of laser therapy andinterferential current therapy (group 1) and mono-therapy(group 2) with interferential current, the evaluation was doneby PSS scale.Based on the results obtained in the study, combinationof interferential current therapy and laser therapy helps torestore traumatic injuries of soft tissues, probable reduce ofrehabilitation period and optimize the return to sport activi-ty.
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