Occupational performance for stroke patients is limited by hemiplegia of the shoulder complex and upper limb. Discussion will include anatomy of the shoulder and scapula, biomechanics, evaluation of the hemiplegic shoulder complex and trunk, and current evidence for treatment techniques and interventions such as NMES, taping, pain management, and functional use.
This course is part of the OT Neuro Series.
- After this course, participants will be able to cite current evidence for treatment techniques such as NMES, taping, and pain management.
- After this course, participants will be able to state how to increase occupational performance of patients with hemiplegia through addressing underlying performance skills and motor skills.
- After this course, participants will be able to list four educational topics to address with the patient and their caregivers.
|5-15 Minutes||Postural stability|
|15-25 Minutes||Anatomy and alignment of the shoulder complex|
|25-30 Minutes||Shoulder subluxation|
|30-35 Minutes||Prevention of pain and complications|
|35-55 Minutes||Intervention for the hemiplegic shoulder|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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