Hemiplegic shoulder pain.

  title={Hemiplegic shoulder pain.},
  author={Joseph W Griffin},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  volume={66 12},
This article reviews the literature relevant to the possible causes, prevention, and treatment of hemiplegic shoulder pain. Shoulder pain and stiffness impede the rehabilitation of patients with hemiplegia. The cause of this complication is unknown, but it may be related to the severity of neurological deficits, preexisting or posthemiplegic soft tissue injury, subluxation, brachial plexus injury, or shoulder-hand syndrome. Shoulder pain may be preventable if risk factors can be identified and… CONTINUE READING
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