Table 2: Clinical results of included studies.

Main authorNumber of patientsRange of motion Strength testingMean MEPSMean ASESMean DASH
 Flexion/extension Supination/pronationAVFS (%)AVSS (%)SATNS
AVROMSATNSAVPAVSSATNS

Bain [10]105°–146°91808191NRNR10NRNRNR

Greenberg [11]11−4°–141°11737411978211NRNRNR

Spencer Jr. [20]1510010015NRNR
Group (6 pt)−1.5°–139.1°675.876.663.1
Group (9 pt)−1.5°–138.5°977.576.591

Peeters [21]17−2°–134°1617776125809111693.8NRNR

Dillon [26]170°–135°17677213410199152NR98.7NR

Gupta [27]80°–143°877818NRNR100NR0

Banerjee [23]27
Group (18 pt)1.1°–147.2°1889.485.8189492.918100980.3
Group (9 pt)−1.7°–142.2°988.978.398877.6977.887.85.2

Total 10594 (89.5)%11 (10.5%)86 (82%)19 (18%)80 (82.4%)17 (17.6%)

Group 1: supervised physiotherapy group; Group 2: no therapy; Group 1: without complications; Group 2: with complications; MEPS: Mayo Elbow Performance Score; ASES: American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons Score; DASH: Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder & Hand Score; NR: not reported; AVROM: average range of motion; AVP: average pronation; AVS: average supination; AVFS: average flexion strength; AVSS: average supination strength; SAT: satisfied; NS: nonsatisfied; studies in Group B are highlighted with bold.