Shoulder subluxation after stroke: relationships with pain and motor recovery.

@article{Paci2007ShoulderSA,
  title={Shoulder subluxation after stroke: relationships with pain and motor recovery.},
  author={Matteo Paci and Luca Nannetti and Piero G Taiti and Marco Baccini and Lucio Antonio Rinaldi},
  journal={Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={95-104}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) is a frequent complication in patients with post-stroke hemiplegia, but its role in functional recovery is still unclear. The aim of the present investigation was to understand the relationship of GHS with shoulder pain and arm motor recovery. METHOD A case-control study design was used. A sample of 107 hemiplegic adults with recent stroke (less than 30 days from onset) was differentiated into two groups according to the presence of GHS… CONTINUE READING