Interested in the mental health aspects of physiotherapy care and looking beyond the realms of traditional physiotherapy
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After stroke, many individuals with hemiplegia will develop shoulder pain. One factor that can contribute to hemiplegic shoulder pain is shoulder subluxation, which occurs in between 17 and 64 percent of persons post-stroke. Glenohumeral subluxation is thought to occur frequently in this population due to dysfunction of the shoulder muscles and severe loss of motor function. This course will describe ways to prevent, assess and treat glenohumeral subluxation in individuals with hemiplegia post-stroke.
This course aims to describe hemiplegic shoulder subluxation and discuss ways to prevent, assess and manage this condition.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.