Poster Session  |   July 2017
Early Implementation of an Orthosis for the Hemiplegic Upper Extremity
Author Affiliations
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Article Information
Musculoskeletal Impairments / Neurologic Conditions / Splinting / Stroke / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Early Implementation of an Orthosis for the Hemiplegic Upper Extremity
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515239p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3158
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515239p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3158
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

Limited evidence exists surrounding the use of orthoses for neurological deficits of the upper extremity poststroke. We are evaluating the feasibility of a novel orthosis. Results may guide management of stroke-induced hemiplegia in the acute care setting.

Primary Author and Speaker: Jessica Edelstein

Additional Authors and Speakers: Kevin Pritchard, Tracy Arndt

Contributing Authors: Elliot Roth, Kendra Koesters, Kari Carbone, Victoria Zeman