Poster Session  |   July 2015
Implications for Occupational Therapy Practice: Does Botulinum Toxin Decrease Pain and Lessen Disability in the Hemiplegic Shoulder?
Author Affiliations
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Midwestern University
Article Information
Musculoskeletal Impairments / Neurologic Conditions / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Stroke / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   July 2015
Implications for Occupational Therapy Practice: Does Botulinum Toxin Decrease Pain and Lessen Disability in the Hemiplegic Shoulder?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911520081p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO2097
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911520081p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO2097
Abstract

Date Presented 4/16/2015

This report describes a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial examining the efficacy of shoulder Botox® injections for reducing pain, impairment, and disability. Implications for occupational therapy practice are highlighted for best patient outcomes of the adult stroke survivor.