Protecting your shoulders and staying active after spinal cord injury.
NARIC Accession Number: O18743. What's this?
Author(s): Kaupang, Kristin.
Project Number: H133N110009.
Publisher(s): Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, Washington, 98195; 206/685-3999.
Publication Year: 2012.
Abstract: Video presentation provides basic information about shoulder pain in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI), reviews the relevant literature, and presents ideas and strategies for protecting the shoulders from pain to live healthy now and throughout the lifespan. Objectives of the video are to: recognize the changing function and impact on shoulders after SCI, identify key structures in the shoulder complex and strategies to protect shoulder health with SCI, demonstrate basic strengthening and stretching exercises to facilitate preservation of shoulder function, and demonstrate positions or environmental adaptations that help to preserve shoulder health. At the end of the presentation, questions are answered. Run time: 61 minutes 54 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BODY MOVEMENT, DAILY LIVING, DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, EXERCISE, HEALTH PROMOTION, JOINTS, LIMBS, PAIN, PHYSICAL THERAPY, POSITIONING, PREVENTION, SPINAL CORD INJURIES.