Relationships between measurements of impairment, disability, pain, and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis patients with shoulder problems.

Relationships between the results from shoulder movement impairment assessments, a shoulder-arm disability questionnaire, the disability indices Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ), Sickness Impact Profile (SIP) and Functional Status Questionnaire (FSQ), shoulder pain, and disease activity (ESR and the number of swollen joints) were analysed in a study… CONTINUE READING